Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Ulysses Fossae

Ulysses Fossae is located in the Tharsis volcanic region. Cross cutting tectonic fractures indicate that this region underwent stresses in multiple directions.

Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

Note: Ulysses Fossae is a long curving structure that runs roughly north-south on the northern edge of the Tharsis bulge. It lies north of Biblis Patera and is southeast of Olympus Mons.

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