PIA07272: Valley near Cydonia
 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:  512 x 2062 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-967
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07272.tif (1.057 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07272.jpg (171.9 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

10 January 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows an ancient valley in far northwestern Arabia Terra, near the Cydonia region. Large, windblown ripples occur on the valley floor. This valley is located near 33.2N, 10.1W. The picture covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across, and is illuminated by sunlight from the left/lower left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-01-10