PIA04103: Cerberus Troughs
 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:  836 x 3194 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1156
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA04103.tif (2.673 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA04103.jpg (267.1 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

18 July 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows channels carved by catastrophic floods in the Tharsis region of Mars. This area is located northwest of the volcano, Jovis Tholus, and east of the large martian volcano, Olympus Mons. The terrain is presently mantled with fine dust.

Location near: 10.5N, 203.4W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-07-18