PIA07476: Sirenum 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 1251 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1032
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07476.tif (892.4 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07476.jpg (100.3 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

16 March 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows layered material in the walls of troughs in the Sirenum Fossae region. Also notice large windblown ripples and boulders on their floors.

Location near: 31.7S, 151.9W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Winter

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-03-16