HiPOD: Friday, 17 September 2021
Small Channel in Tartarus Colles

Small Channel in Tartarus Colles

A Small Channel in Tartarus Colles
In this image, we can see a small topographic channel that is winding between hills in Tartarus Colles. This has been interpreted as a lava tube, and images from the Mars Orbiter Camera show platy-ridged flows in this vicinity. With high resolution, and a digital terrain model, we can learn more about this proposed tube.

ID: ESP_064451_2050
date: 26 April 2020
altitude: 288 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_064451_2050
NASA/JPL/UArizona
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km