Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Olympica Fossae

The complex channel in this VIS image is part of Olympica Fossae, and was most likely formed by the flow of lava. A windstreak in the lee of a small crater near the bottom of the image indicates winds blowing from east to west.

Orbit Number: 54246 Latitude: 24.0578 Longitude: 244.996 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-03-07 11:38

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

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