Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Slope Streaks in Lycus Sulci

Dark slope streaks mark the hill sides in Lycus Sulci. These features are thought to be formed when a rock fall or other material slides down the steep face, removing the dust and revealing the darker surface below.

Orbit Number: 52873 Latitude: 26.3584 Longitude: 228.223 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-11-14 11:57

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

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