Collapse Tube

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This linear collection of circular depressions most likely represents the collapse of a lava roof into the now empty lava tube. Lava tubes are a common feature related to shield volcanoes. The lava flows in this image came from Ascraeus Mons.

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
V25826016 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2007-10-10 12:53
Mon, 2007-10-29
0.018215 km/pixel
0.018348 km/pixel


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