PIA03994: 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:  601 x 1291 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1149
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03994.tif (776.9 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03994.jpg (138.2 kB)

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11 July 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a suite of troughs in the Tharsis region that were also the site of some catastrophic floods. These features are located northwest of the volcano, Jovis Tholus.

Location near: 1220.7N, 118.6W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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