Coprates Chasma

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Today's VIS image shows a cross section of Coprates Chasma. In this region the chasma has two sections - a deep, flat floored canyon at the top of the image, and a shallower section in the lower part of the image. The sections are divided by a large ridge. The floor of the bottom canyon is covered by large landslide deposits. Coprates Chasma is one of the numerous canyons that make up Valles Marineris. The chasma stretches for 960 km (600 miles) from Melas Chasma to the west and Capri Chasma to the east.

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


Image ID: 
V91988003 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2022-09-09 13:27
Tue, 2022-12-27
256 pixels (18 km)
3792 pixels (264 km)
0.069878 km/pixel
0.0705667 km/pixel


PNG | JPEG (high res) | JPEG (reduced res) | PDF | TIFF