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Portion of Valles Marineris

Date: 23 January 2004
Satellite: Mars Express
Depicts: Valles Marineris
Copyright: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

This picture was taken by the High Resolution Camera (HRSC) aboard ESA's Mars Express, in colour and 3D, during orbit 18 on 14 January 2004 from a height of 275 km. The location is in Valles Marineris at 5° North and 323° East. The area is 50 km across, at a resolution of 12 m per pixel, and shows mesas and cliffs as well as flow features which indicate erosion by the action of flowing water. The landscape is seen in a vertical view, with north at the bottom.

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Last Update: 23 February 2015

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