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Martian highlands and lowlands, Mars Express image

Martian highlands and lowlands, Mars Express image

C039/4950

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Caption

Mars Express radar image of the topographic divide between the Martian highlands and lowlands. This area contains the Medusae Fossae Formation, a region of of soft, easily eroded deposit that extends for nearly 1000 kilometres along the Martian equator. Image obtained by the spacecraft's MARSIS (Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding) instrument.

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