PIA03967: Troughs in Tharsis
 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 2624 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1133
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03967.tif (2.69 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03967.jpg (323.6 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

25 June 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a dust-covered landscape in northern Tharsis, including several troughs formed by faults as the crust in the region expanded, long ago.

Location near: 25.8N, 98.2W
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:
2005-06-25