Mars- Mawrth Vallis
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last edited: 10/19/15
All views were derived from Google Mars and were originally obtained from the
Space Agency (ESA/DLR/FU Berlin).
to Mawrth Vallis index page
To locate Mawrth
Vallis on Mars, first locate Vallis Marineris. Then proceed Northwest past
Ares Vallis (a very long valley) to Mawrth Vallis.
Vallis is nearly 400 miles long and appears to be one of the oldest large river
valleys on Mars.
the following view, all observable flow features have been mapped. There
probably many more
flow features but limited photographic resolution and erosion prevent them from
In order to create a stronger impression of the
magnitude of Mawrth Vallis, a dark blue
line representing the main flow channel is imposed of the collection of flow