Medusae Fossae Formation: New perspectives from Mars Global Surveyor

@inproceedings{Bradley2002MedusaeFF,
  title={Medusae Fossae Formation: New perspectives from Mars Global Surveyor},
  author={Bethany A. Bradley and Susan E.H. Sakimoto and Herbert V. Frey and James R. Zimbelman},
  year={2002}
}
[1] The nature and origin of the Medusae Fossae Formation (MFF) on Mars has been debated since the return of the first Viking images. The MFF’s young age, distinctive surface texture, and lack of obvious source have prompted multiple hypotheses for its origin. This study uses data from the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) mission to examine the MFF at all available scales. We discuss and quantify observations from Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) topography and Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) images to… CONTINUE READING

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