Astronomy:Tinjar Valles

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Tinjar Valles
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The Tinjar Valles, as seen by THEMIS. The color is enhanced to show differences.
CoordinatesCoordinates: 38°00′N 235°48′W / 38°N 235.8°W / 38; -235.8
Naminga modern river in Sarawak, Malaysia

The Tinjar Valles are an ancient set of outflow channels in the Amenthes quadrangle of Mars, located at 38° north latitude and 235.8° west longitude. They are 425 km long and were named after a modern river in Sarawak, Malaysia.[1] They have been identified as outflow channels.[2]

References

  1. "Tinjar Valles". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Science Center. http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/Feature/6019. 
  2. Carr, M.H. (2006), The Surface of Mars. Cambridge Planetary Science Series, Cambridge University Press.