The Eastern Portion of Cerberus Fossae
HiRISE PICTURE OF THE DAY: 13 AUGUST 2022
The Eastern Portion of Cerberus Fossae

Visible in this observation is a section of Cerberus Fossae which are comprised of a series of rifts present located in Elysium Planitia, just north the Martian equator.



Splat!
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