Kasei Valles

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Today's VIS image shows a portion of Kasei Valles. 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. Kasei Valles flows eastward through Lunae Planum and empties into Chryse Planitia.

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Image ID: 
V80538013 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2020-02-09 19:44
Fri, 2020-04-24
512 pixels (19 km)
1824 pixels (67 km)
0.037101 km/pixel
0.0377747 km/pixel


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