The Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) took this image in October, 2002.  This richly textured heart is a depression located in the Tharsis region, home to massive, ancient volcanoes on Mars.

October 11, 2002

The Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) took this image in October, 2002. This richly textured heart is a depression located in the Tharsis region, home to massive, ancient volcanoes on Mars. This heart, located on a lava flow, is about 485 m (1,591 ft) wide.

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NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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