PIA05644: South Polar Pit Gullies
 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:  2048 x 3072 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-673
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05644.tif (6.298 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05644.jpg (1.868 MB)

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22 March 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows gullies and slopes in the walls of a deep pit in the south polar region. The full-resolution (1.5 m/pixel; 5 ft./pixel) image is located near 71.1S, 358.8W, and covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the lower left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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