Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Arsia Mons

This VIS image shows the eastern flank of Arsia Mons midway between the summit of the volcano and the surrounding plains. Note the small linear fractures which trend towards the top of the image; these fractures encircle the volcano.

Orbit Number: 49227 Latitude: -9.4723 Longitude: 241.774 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-01-18 09:34

Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Arizona State University

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