Kasei Valles

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Today's VIS image shows a portion of Kasei Valles, just at the region where the northward flow of the channel turns eastward towards it's eventual end in Chryse Planitia. Kasei Valles is one of the largest outflow channel systems on Mars, in places up to 482 km (300 miles) wide and 1580 km (982 miles) long. For comparison, the Grand Canyon in Arizona is is only 29 km (18 miles) at its widest and only 446 km (277 miles) long.

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Image ID: 
V79952007 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2019-12-23 13:42
Wed, 2020-03-11
1024 pixels (19 km)
3648 pixels (67 km)
0.018528 km/pixel
0.0186719 km/pixel


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