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 (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1067
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07858.tif (556.1 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07858.jpg (115.5 kB)

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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