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Oct 11

Mars Express observes clusters of recent craters in Ares Vallis

Source: ESA


Image was acquired by Mars Express at about 16°N/327°E during orbit 9393 on 11 May 2011.
The image has a ground resolution of 15 m per pixel.
Image credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)

Newly released images taken by ESA’s Mars Express show an unusual accumulation of young craters in the large outflow channel called Ares Vallis. Older craters have been reduced to ghostly outlines by the scouring effects of ancient water. (read more)

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