NASA's Mars Global Surveyor image shows a suite of south mid-latitude gullies on a crater wall. Gullies such as these may have formed by runoff of liquid water.
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Mid-latitude Gullies

25 November 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a suite of south mid-latitude gullies on a crater wall. Gullies such as these may have formed by runoff of liquid water.

Location near: 38.0°S, 167.2°W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

Image details

ID#:
PIA03591

Date added:
2005-11-25

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)

Spacecraft:
Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter

Instruments:
Mars Orbiter Camera

Rating:



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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA03591.tif (4.75 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA03591.jpg (0.94 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems