Tractus Catena

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Tractus Catena
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Tractus Catena, as seen by HiRISE. Scale bar is 1,000 m (3,300 ft) long. Click on image for good view of dark slope streaks
Coordinates 28°10′N 102°46′W / 28.17°N 102.77°W / 28.17; -102.77Coordinates: 28°10′N 102°46′W / 28.17°N 102.77°W / 28.17; -102.77

Tractus Catena is a set of pits in the Arcadia quadrangle of Mars. Its location is centered at 28°10′N 102°46′W / 28.17°N 102.77°W / 28.17; -102.77 . It is 897 km (557 mi) long and was named after a classical albedo feature name.[1]

The line of pits that make up Tractus Catena make it related to fossa which are common on Mars.

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