The labyrinth area of western Valles Marineris on Mars

May 06, 1972

Mariner 9 view of the "labyrinth" at the western end of Vallis Marineris on Mars. Linear graben, grooves, and crater chains dominate this region, along with a number of flat-topped mesas. The image is roughly 400 km across, centered at 6 S, 105 W, at the edge of the Tharsis bulge. North is up.

Credit

NASA/JPL-Caltech

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