Ulysses Fossae

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Ulysses Fossae
Ulysses Fossae based on day THEMIS.png
Southern part of Ulysses Fossae
Coordinates 10°04′N 123°04′W / 10.06°N 123.07°W / 10.06; -123.07Coordinates: 10°04′N 123°04′W / 10.06°N 123.07°W / 10.06; -123.07
Topographic map of northern part of Ulysses Fossae

The Ulysses Fossae are a group of troughs in the Tharsis quadrangle of Mars at 10.06° north latitude and 123.07° west longitude. They were named after an albedo feature name.[1] The area contain pitted cones called Ulysses Colles[2] which were interpreted to be possible Martian equivalents to terrestrial cinder cones.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue, Jennifer. "Ulysses Fossae". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
  2. ^ a b Blue, Jennifer. "Ulysses Colles". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
  3. ^ a b Brož, P., and E. Hauber (2012), An unique volcanic field in Tharsis, Mars: Pyroclastic cones as evidence for explosive eruptions, Icarus, 218, Issue 1, 88–99, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.11.030.