Atlantis Chaos

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Atlantis Chaos
Atlantis Chaos.JPG
Atlantis Chaos, as seen by HiRISE. Click on image to see mantle covering and possible gullies. The two images are different parts of the original image. They have different scales.
Coordinates 34°S 177°W / 34°S 177°W / -34; -177Coordinates: 34°S 177°W / 34°S 177°W / -34; -177

Atlantis Chaos is a region of chaos terrain in the Phaethontis quadrangle of Mars. It is located around 34.7° south latitude, and 177.6° west longitude. It is encompassed by the Atlantis basin. The region is 162 kilometers (101 mi) across, and was named after an albedo feature at 30° S, 173° W.[1]

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  1. ^ "Atlantis Chaos". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.

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