THEMIS: Cerberus Fossae and Tartarus Montes
THEMIS Image of the Day, July 25, 2019. Today’s VIS image shows part of Cerberus Fossae. These large graben cut across the Tartarus Montes in Elysium Planitia.
A graben forms when large blocks of material slide downward between paired faults in regions of extensional stresses.
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