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A martian tributary canyon with fog panorama as seen from the surface of Mars; fog; terrestrial planet; telluric planet; rocky planet; iron (III) oxide; hematite; regolith; dry ice - Space Art Illustration
 

A martian tributary canyon panorama

The Valles Marineris canyon system measures 2,800 miles from east to west and 100 miles to 500 miles from north to south. Individual canyons measure up to 120 miles wide and 5 miles deep. In comparison, our Grand Canyon only spans a maximum width of 17 miles with a greatest depth of 1.2 miles.

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