Detail View: NASA Planetary Photo Journal Collection: Cerberus Fossae Trough

Title: 
Cerberus Fossae Trough
Original Caption Released with Image: 
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a trough in the Cerberus region of Mars formed by faults as the crust in this area was pulled apart. The trough walls and floor have a few large boulders on them, and some large windblown ripples are also present. The image is located near 9.1°N, 197.1°W, and covers an area 3 km (1.9 mi) wide. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the lower left.
Image Credit: 
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems
Produced By: 
Malin Space Science Systems
Mission: 
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: 
Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Target Name: 
Mars
Is a satellite of: 
Sol (our sun)
Instrument: 
Mars Orbiter Camera
Product Size: 
1024 samples x 1536 lines
Producer ID: 
MOC2-656
facet_what: 
Fossae
facet_where: 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Image #: 
PIA05498
UID: 
SPD-PHOTJ-PIA05498
original url: 
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA05498