Mars-Landslides                            
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Roger Weller, geology instructor ( wellerr@cochise.edu  )
Last edited:  10/16/17     edited by R.Weller
 
Olympus Mons   (2 views)
width of area:  220 kilometers
one of the largest landslides in the solar system
Slide is 84 kilometers wide, distance of travel is 80 kilometers and
height of cliff is 27,500 feet.
 

latitude:   18.547                  longitude:   -139.151
photo source:  NASA/USGS   ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G.Neukum)
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toe of landslide
thickness of flow- 35 feet
view- 8 kilometers across


latitude:   20.097                  longitude:   -140.282
photo source:  NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
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