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Elysium Summit
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Elysium Summit

March 19, 2006

This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a channel extending northward from the Elysium Mons caldera at the volcano's summit. The north wall of the caldera—the summit depression formed by collapse as magma withdraws‚is located at the south end (bottom) of this picture.

Location near: 24.8°N, 213.3°W

Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)

Illumination from: lower left

Season: Northern Autumn



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