PIA08478: Tharsis Potluck
 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 2508 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1470
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08478.tif (2.099 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08478.jpg (310 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

22 May 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a portion of a dust-covered plain northwest of Jovis Tholus which is host to several overlapping, ancient lava flows and a channel containing streamlined features indicative of fluid flow.

Location near: 22.5N, 122.3W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-05-22