Thursday, January 9, 2014

Patapsco Vallis Entering Elysium Fossae

This VIS image shows where Patapsco Vallis enters the largest depression of Elysium Fossae. Patapsco Vallis, as other valley systems on the Elysium Mons volcanic complex, was likely formed by the flow of lava rather than water.

Orbit Number: 52938 Latitude: 23.8099 Longitude: 153.968 Instrument: VIS: Captured: 2013-11-19 20:20

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

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