HiPOD: 18 August 2019
Streamlined Features

Streamlined Features
Caption throwback (2008): A streamlined feature is one that is raised, possessing sharp edges. It is narrower at the downstream end because of the flow that carved it. Any fluid—lava, water, mud, and even flowing ice—can form streamlined features. Many portions of the image are filled with craters, while others are rather smooth. (Read the full caption.)

ID: PSP_006677_1475
date: 29 December 2007
altitude: 253 km
Observation details page

Share this HiPOD:   twitter  •  tumblr  •  right-click to copy link


NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km