Scamander Vallis


Scamander Vallis
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Scamander Vallis, as seen by HiRISE. The full size image shows dark slope streaks in a variety of shades. The darker the streak the younger it is. Scale bar is 500 meters long.
Coordinates16°00′N 331°30′W / 16°N 331.5°W / 16; -331.5Coordinates: 16°00′N 331°30′W / 16°N 331.5°W / 16; -331.5
Namingan ancient name of a river at Troy (modern Turkey)

Scamander Vallis is an ancient river valley in the Arabia quadrangle of Mars,[1] located at 16 North and 331.5 West. It is 204 km long and was named after an ancient name of a river in Troy.[2]


  1. ^ "Scamander Vallis". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.
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