Friday, April 4, 2014

Streamlined Island in Kasei Valles

Today's VIS image shows a streamlined island in Kasei Valles. The teardrop shape indicates that flow was from the bottom to the top of the image. Kasei Valles is one of the largest channel system on Mars, starting in Echus Chasma and emptying into Chryse Planitia.

Orbit Number: 53895 Latitude: 18.9361 Longitude: 283.703 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-02-06 14:24

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

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