PIA07826: Olympus Flows
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Product Size: 549 x 1056 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1054
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Original Caption Released with Image:

7 April 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows channels carved into the plains southeast of the large volcano, Olympus Mons. The fluid that created these landforms flowed from upper right toward the lower left, but its nature is unknown. Today, the entire scene is mantled with dust.

Location near: 16.0N, 129.3W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-04-08