Tartarus Montes is a mountain range of the Mars planet, located around the coordinates 15.8º N, 167º E, in Elysium Planitia . It has about 1070 km of diameter.

Albedo was identified for the first time from the brightness resistance/the dark of the signals of photographed by Eugène Antoniadi . He received his name from Greek God of the infraworld, Tartar, according to the standard nomenclature for Mars geographic features.

According to the recent photographies but realized by the sounding Mars Global Surveyor presents/displays cones and ring of volcanic origin. According to of the sounding reveals recent studies by means of subsuperficial Radar Mars Express, exists water tanks in the first 100 superficial meters of depth (ice or liquid water) as well as signals of Run-offs ref> in near valleys.

It is also seen

  • Mars Geography


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