Marte Vallis based on THEMIS day-time image
Marte Vallis is a valley in the Amazonis quadrangle of Mars, located at 15 North and 176.5 West. It is 185 km long and was named for the Spanish word for "Mars". It has been identified as an outflow channel, carved in the geological past by catastrophic release of water from aquifers beneath the Martian surface.
Close view of layers from previous image, as seen by HiRISE under HiWish program Some dark slope streaks are visible.
Columinar Jointing in Yellowstone National Park.
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