Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Craters in Arabia Terra

CRATERS AND DEPRESSIONS open "windows" into the subsurface terrain of northwest Arabia Terra. In the bottoms of some depressions lie deposits that formed under different environmental conditions than Mars has at present. This view (which has no vertical exaggeration) looks toward the north-northeast.

Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University, R. Luk

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