Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Coprates Catena

This VIS image shows a small portion of the floor of Coprates Catena. Coprates Catena is just south of the Valles Marineris canyon system. The catena is not as deep as the main canyon. The lighter toned materials in the center of the image are layered deposits.

Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

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