Mars - Marte Vallis channel system

Image: NASA/MOLA Team/Smithsonian
March 7, 2013
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Image: NASA/MOLA Team/Smithsonian
The location of the ~ 1000 km Marte Vallis channel system on Mars. Marte Vallis is filled with young lavas obscuring the source and morphology of the channels. The dashed box highlights the area shown in Fig. 2. The background shows the global topography of Mars (MOLA colorized elevation above a MOLA hillshade image).