PIA07858: Fractured Ground
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: 601 x 924 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1067
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Original Caption Released with Image:

20 April 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a wind ripple-filled trough, a fracture in a rugged and pitted plain, located northwest of Kasei Valles in the Nilus Chaos region.

Location near: 26.3N, 78.8W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-04-20