Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Lava Flow Toe in Daedalia Planum

This VIS image of Daedalia Planum contains a narrow lava flow and shows the end of the flow. The end of a lava flow is often called the "toe" and is formed when the eruption creating the flow slows down or stops.

Orbit Number: 52611 Latitude: -22.2339 Longitude: 243.286 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-10-23 20:49

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

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