Friday, July 4, 2014

Cyane Fossae

The linear depressions in this VIS image are called graben. Graben are bounded on both sides by faults, and the central material has shifted downward between the faults. Cyane Fossae are near Alba Mons.

Orbit Number: 54733 Latitude: 28.9208 Longitude: 245.057 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-04-16 13:29

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

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