Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Graben in Labeatis Fossae

The depressions in this VIS image are graben that make up part of Labeatis Fossae. Graben are tectonic features comprised of a fault bounded depression where the central block of material has been downdropped between the two faults.

Orbit Number: 53970 Latitude: 27.2178 Longitude: 282.723 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-02-12 18:29

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

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