Lycus Sulci December 2, 2005Posted by jtintle in JPL, Mars, Mars Global Surveyor, NASA, Space Fotos.
|This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark slope streaks formed on dust-mantled mountains of the Lycus Sulci region, west of the giant volcano, Olympus Mons. Despite their fluid-like appearance, dark slope streaks form in very dry dust.|
|Location near: 18.3°N, 142.4°W|
|Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)|
|Illumination from: lower left|
|Season: Northern Winter|