ISRO

3D portrayals of Ophir Chasma terrain.

The image taken by Mars Colour Camera over Ophir Chasma,a canyon in the Coprates quadrangleof Mars at 4° south latitude and 72.5° west longitude.  The word chasma has been designated by the International Astronomical Union to refer to an elongate, steepsided depression. Ophir Chasma is part ofthe largest canyon system in the solar system known as vallesmarineris. The walls of the chasma contain many layers and the floors contain large deposits of   layered materials.  This image is taken on 19th July 2015 at an altitude of 1857 km with a resolution of 96 m.