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Faults in Olivine-Rich Terrain | by UAHiRISE (NASA)
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Faults in Olivine-Rich Terrain

This observation is in the Northern Hemisphere of Mars, in a region northeast of Alba Patera, between Tantalus Fossae and Mareotis Fossae. Both are a group of troughs that likely formed due to the stretching and faulting of the planet’s crust.

 

Image is less than 5 km (3 mi) across and is 296 km (184 mi) above the surface. For full images including scale bars, please visit the below link.

 

NASA/JPL/UArizona

www.uahirise.org/ESP_015948_2235

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Uploaded on January 12, 2021