Tiu Valles

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Tiu Valles
Tiu Valles Ridges.JPG
Tiu Valles Ridges, as seen by HiRISE. Ridges were probably formed by running water. Scale bar is 1 km long.
Coordinates15°54′N 35°42′W / 15.9°N 35.7°W / 15.9; -35.7Coordinates: 15°54′N 35°42′W / 15.9°N 35.7°W / 15.9; -35.7

Tiu Valles is an outflow channel in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars, centered at 16.23° North and 34.86° West.[1]

It is 1,720 km long and was named after the word for "Mars" in Old English (West Germanic).[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Tiu Valles". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. International Astronomical Union. 1 October 2006. Retrieved 31 July 2016.

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