' Valles Marineris ': Largest canyon in solar system
Mars’ Valles Marineris is the largest canyon in our solar system. It is over 4000 km long and 200 km wide, and with a depth of 10 km. This size makes it some ten times longer and five times deeper than Earth’s Grand Canyon.
Where exactly Valles Marineris located?
- Valles Marineris is located along the equator of Mars, on the east side of the Tharsis Bulge, and stretches for nearly a quarter of the planet’s circumference.
Where is Earth’s Grand Canyon located?
- The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona.