Tinjar Valles

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Tinjar Valles
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Tinjar Valles, as seen by THEMIS. The color is enhanced to show differences.
Coordinates 38°00′N 235°48′W / 38°N 235.8°W / 38; -235.8Coordinates: 38°00′N 235°48′W / 38°N 235.8°W / 38; -235.8
Naming a modern river in Sarawak, Malaysia

Tinjar Valles is an ancient outflow channel in the Amenthes quadrangle of Mars, located at 38° north latitude and 235.8° west longitude. It is 425 km long and was named after a modern river in Sarawak, Malaysia.[1] It has been identified as an outflow channel.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tinjar 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.