This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a channel extending northward from the Elysium Mons caldera at the volcano's summit.

5 February 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a channel extending northward from the Elysium Mons caldera at the volcano's summit. The north wall of the caldera -- the summit depression formed by collapse as magma withdraws? is located at the south end (bottom) of this picture.

Location near: 24.8°N, 213.3°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

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