Astronomy:Claritas Rupes

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Claritas Rupes
Claritas Rupes based on day THEMIS.png
Claritas Rupes based on THEMIS day-time image
CoordinatesCoordinates: 26°00′S 105°24′W / 26°S 105.4°W / -26; -105.4
Claritas Rupes, as seen by HiRISE. Click on image to see layers. Scale bar is 1000 meters long.

Claritas Rupes is a scarp in the Phoenicis Lacus quadrangle of Mars, located at 26° South and 105.4° West. It is 924 km long and was named after an albedo feature at 25S, 110W.[1] The term "Rupes" is used in planetary geology to refer to an escarpments or cliff on Mars and other planets.[2] It is the Latin word for cliff.