PIA08433: Ancient Tharsis Flows
 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:  1024 x 1812 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1452
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08433.tif (1.858 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08433.jpg (250.8 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

4 May 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows ancient, dust-covered lava flows and remains of leveed lava channels located on a plain northwest of Jovis Tholus. Jovis is a relatively small volcano in the Tharsis region of Mars.

Location near: 22.4N, 122.0W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-05-04