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Scientific Investigations Map 3245

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Geologic Map of MTM –30247, –35247, and –40247 Quadrangles, Reull Vallis Region of Mars

By Scott C. Mest and David A. Crown

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Mars Transverse Mercator (MTM) –30247, –35247, and –40247 quadrangles cover a portion of southern Hesperia Planum and the highlands of eastern Promethei Terra, east of the Hellas basin. The map area (lat 27.5–42.5° S., long 110–115° E.) consists of cratered ancient highland materials of moderate relief, isolated knobs and massifs of rugged mountainous materials, extensive tracts of plains, and surficial deposits. Waikato and Reull Valles extend through plains and highland terrains. Regional slopes are generally to the southwest toward the Hellas basin, but local slopes (for example, highlands to plains) dominate the landscape.

First posted June 26, 2014

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Mest, S.C., and Crown, D.A., 2014, Geologic map of MTM –30247, –35247, and –40247 quadrangles, Reull Vallis region of Mars: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3245, scale 1:1,000,000, pamphlet 20 p.,

ISSN 2329-1311 (print)

ISSN 2329-132X (online)

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