Lava Flows in Daedalia Planum
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Lava Flows in Daedalia Planum

October 10, 2009
Daedalia Planum is a sparsely cratered, untextured plain that lies to the south-east of Arsia Mons, one of the largest volcanoes on Mars. It is 350 km in diameter and rises 14 km. The plain is dominated by numerous lava flows of varying ages.

The images are centered at 21°S/ 243°E. They cover about 150 x 75 km or 11 250 sq km, an area roughly the size of Jamaica, and have a ground resolution of about 17m/pixel.

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