PIA03574: Lycus Sulci
 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:  1024 x 1874 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1299
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03574.tif (1.921 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03574.jpg (261.8 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

2 December 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark slope streaks formed on dust-mantled mountains of the Lycus Sulci region, west of the giant volcano, Olympus Mons. Despite their fluid-like appearance, dark slope streaks form in very dry dust.

Location near: 18.3N, 142.4W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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