Mareotis Fossae

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Mareotis Fossae
Arcadia Map.JPG
Map of Arcadia quadrangle with major features labeled. Several large cracks called Fossae are in this area.
Coordinates 32°N 96°W / 32°N 96°W / 32; -96Coordinates: 32°N 96°W / 32°N 96°W / 32; -96

Mareotis Fossae is a group of troughs in the Arcadia quadrangle of Mars, located at 44° north latitude and 75.3° west longitude. It is about 1,860 km long and was named after an albedo feature at 32N, 96W.[1] Troughs, like this one are called Fossae on Mars. More information and more examples can be found at Fossa (geology).