At the Edge of the Chasm

Ganges Chasm edge, Mars

A cliff along the edge of Ganges Chasma, part of the vast Valles Marineris canyon of Mars. The area shown is a kilometer or two across. Watch that last step: this gorge is way deeper than the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

Sent by: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter | From: Mars | Released: December, 2008 | Credit: NASA/JPL/UA | Image source


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