HiRISE: Chryse Chaos

tumblr_pjqq64sxfe1rlz4gso2_1280Chryse Chaos. In planetary nomenclature, the term chaos means “distinctive area of broken terrain.” The general morphology of chaos is steep-sided mesas in close proximity. The interconnected channel forms erode, and mesas are created by erosion of the bounding channels.

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