Planets and Moons  ID: 1105

Mars Crust Thickness

Looking at a slice of Mars. The slice depicts Mars from south (left) to north (right). Notice the downward trend from right to left, showing that Mars is mostly downhill from North to South.

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http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/stories/MOLA/index.html


Visualization Credits

Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Animator
David Smith (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Mission:
Mars Global Surveyor - MGS

Data Used:
MGS/MOLA 2000/03/10
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This item is part of these series:
MOLA
Subsurface Mars

Keywords:
SVS >> MOHO
SVS >> Mars
DLESE >> Space science
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons

Places you might have seen this:
Planetary Report, July/August 2000, pp.12-13