NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a landscape in the eastern Cerberus region on Mars scoured by catastrophic floods, and later cut by a deep, dark-walled trough. The trough is radial to the Elysium volcanic region, and formed along faults in the bedrock.

4 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a landscape in the eastern Cerberus region that was scoured by catastrophic floods, and later cut by a deep, dark-walled trough. The trough is radial to the Elysium volcanic region, and formed along faults in the bedrock.

Location near: 15.7°N, 196.6°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

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