The Rahway Valles, as seen by HiRISE (scale bar is 500 m)
|Naming||a river in New Jersey, USA|
The Rahway Valles are a set of channels in a valley in the Elysium quadrangle of Mars, located at 9.4° North and 186.2° West. They are 500 km long and were named after a river in New Jersey, USA. The region was created by 'a'ā and pāhoehoe lava flows from the nearby Elysium volcanic province.
- Voigt, Joana R. C.; Hamilton, Christopher W. (2018-07-15). "Investigating the volcanic versus aqueous origin of the surficial deposits in Eastern Elysium Planitia, Mars" (in en). Icarus 309: 389–410. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2018.03.009. ISSN 0019-1035. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001910351730831X.
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