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Cerberus Troughs
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Cerberus Troughs

July 21, 2005

This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows several dark-walled and dark-floored troughs, formed along fault trends radial to the Elysium volcanic rise, in the Cerberus region of Mars. The troughs cut through a plain that was earlier scoured by floods of the Athabasca Valles system.

Location near: 10.5°N, 203.4°W

Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)

Illumination from: lower left

Season: Northern Autumn



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