Monday, May 24, 2010

Candor Chasma

The ridge features at the top of this VIS image are called spurs. Spurs and gullies form the cliff sides of the Vallis Marineris chasmata. Sand dunes can be seen at the bottom of the image. Dunes are a common feature on the floors of the chasmata.

Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

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