Map of Arcadia quadrangle with major features labeled. Several large cracks called Fossae are in this area.
|Naming||an albedo feature at 40N, 70W|
Tempe Fossae is a group of troughs in the Arcadia quadrangle of Mars, located at 40.2° north latitude and 71.4° west longitude. It is about 2,000 km long and was named after an albedo feature at 40N, 70W. Troughs, like this one are called fossae on Mars. More information and more examples can be found at Fossa (geology).
Tempe Fossae sinuous channel, as seen by HiRISE.
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