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Sacra Fossae

NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU2015-11-17

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The steep sided depressions in this image captured by NASA 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are fault bounded tectonic features called graben. These depressions are part of a large region of graben called Sacra Fossae. Sacra Fossae is located on the western margin of Lunae Planum.

Orbit Number: 60829 Latitude: 18.2961 Longitude: 287.711 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2015-08-31 10:01

http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA20094

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  • Title: Sacra Fossae
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU
  • Date Created: 2015-11-17
  • Rights: JPL

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