Arsia Mons 'Ripples'
A series of low, concentric ridges is located to the west of Arsia Mons. The origin of these features is unknown, and there are no similar features at the other Tharsis volcanoes.
Orbit Number: 44758 Latitude: -3.11276 Longitude: 230.5 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-01-16 13:43
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