is an enormous box canyon
(250 km × 100 km) on Mars
which opens to the north and forms the outflow channel Maja Valles
Juventae Chasma is located north of Valles Marineris
and cuts more than 5 km into the plains of Lunae Planum
. The floor of Juventae Chasma is partly covered by sand dunes
. There is also a 2.5 km high mountain inside Juventae, 59 km long and 23 km wide, that was confirmed by Mars Express
to be composed of sulfate
discovered sulfates, hydrated sulfates, and iron oxides in Juventae Chasma.
<gallery perrow="4">Image:Juventae Chasma Troughs.JPG|Juventae Chasma Troughs, as seen by HiRISE
Image:Inverted Streams in Juventae Chasma.jpg|Inverted Streams near Juventae Chasma, as seen by Mars Global Surveyor
. These streams begin at the top of a ridge then run together.
Image:Juventae Chasma Inverted Channels.JPG|Inverted Channels near Juventae Chasma, as seen by HiRISE
. Channels were once regular stream channels. Scale bar is 500 meters long.
Image:Juventae Chasma Layers.JPG|Layers west of Juventae Chasma, as seen by HiRISE
. Scale bar is 500 meters long.
Image:Plateau near Juventae Chasma.jpg|Plateau near Juventae... Read More