THEMIS: Cyane Fossae on Alba Mons
THEMIS Image of the Day, June 21, 2019. This VIS image shows lava flows from Alba Mons, and a tectonic graben called Cyane Fossae.
It is thought that the linear depressions that surround Alba Mons were created by a huge volcanic eruption followed by the collapse of the volcano into the underlying empty magma chamber.
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