Promethei Chasma

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Today’s VIS image shows part of the South Pole. Promethei Chasma covers the left side of the image. Promethei and other chasmata are found in both the north and south polar caps. The chasmata are are regions that have no ice cover, revealing the surface below the ice cap. The layers that comprise the polar cap are readily visible along the side of the chasma.

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
V84226003 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2020-12-09 11:06
Thu, 2021-02-18
512 pixels (16 km)
3744 pixels (115 km)
0.030798 km/pixel
0.031301 km/pixel


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