Astronomy:Tiu Valles

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Tiu Valles
Tiu Valles 366S06.jpg
Viking Orbiter 1 image of part of Tiu Valles
CoordinatesCoordinates: 15°54′N 35°42′W / 15.9°N 35.7°W / 15.9; -35.7

The Tiu Valles /ˈt ˈvælz/ are an outflow channel system in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars, centered at 16.23° North and 34.86° West.[1]

They are 1,720 km (1,070 mi) long and were named after the word for "Mars" in Old English (West Germanic).[1]

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Further reading

  • Baker, V.R.; Carr, M.H.; Gulick, V.C.; Williams, C.R.; Marley, M.S.. "Channels and Valley Networks". in Kieffer, H.H.. Mars. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. 
  • Carr, M.H. (11 January 2007). "Channels, Valleys and Gullies". The Surface of Mars. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-87201-0.