Tempe Fossae

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Tempe Fossae
Arcadia Map.JPG
Map of Arcadia quadrangle with major features labeled. Several large cracks called fossae are in this area.
Coordinates 40°12′N 71°24′W / 40.2°N 71.4°W / 40.2; -71.4Coordinates: 40°12′N 71°24′W / 40.2°N 71.4°W / 40.2; -71.4
Naming an albedo feature at 40N, 70W

The Tempe Fossae are a group of troughs in the Arcadia quadrangle of Mars, located at 40.2° north latitude and 71.4° west longitude. They are about 2,000 km long and were named after an albedo feature at 40N, 70W.[1] Troughs like these are called fossae on Mars. More information and more examples can be found at Fossa (geology).

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