May 11

Mars Express sees deep fractures on Mars

Source: ESA

Nili Fossae, a graben system on Mars.
Image Credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).

Newly released images from ESA’s Mars Express show Nili Fossae, a system of deep fractures around the giant Isidis impact basin. Some of these incisions into the martian crust are up to 500 m deep and probably formed at the same time as the basin.(read more)

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