Granicus Valles

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Granicus Valles
Granicus Vallis Tributary.JPG
Granicus Valles Tributary, as seen by HiRISE.
Coordinates 30°N 229°W / 30°N 229°W / 30; -229Coordinates: 30°N 229°W / 30°N 229°W / 30; -229
Naming the ancient name for river in Turkey

Granicus Valles is a valley in the Amenthes quadrangle of Mars, located at 30° north latitude and 229° west longitude. It is 750 km long and is named after the ancient name for river in Turkey.[1] It has been identified as an outflow channel.[2]


  1. ^ "Granicus Valles". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Science Center. Retrieved 2014-07-11. 
  2. ^ Carr, M.H. (2006), The Surface of Mars. Cambridge Planetary Science Series, Cambridge University Press.