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Tectonic signatures at Aeolis Mensae

— 28 June 2007 | 15:57 GMT

www.tipsjudibola.com The High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board Mars Express has provided snapshots of the Aeolis Mensae region. This area, well known for its wind-eroded features, lies on a tectonic transition zone, characterised by incised valleys and unexplained linear features. Illuminated by the Sun from the west, the pictures are of a ground resolution of approximately 13 metres per pixel. The region, imaged on 26 and 29 March 2007, during Mars Express orbits 4136 and 4247, is located at approximately 6° South and 145° East.... — full story
Aeolis Mensae North, perspective view, (c) ESA, DLR, FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
Tectonic signatures at Aeolis Mensae — Aeolis Mensae North, perspective view (Photo: © ESA, DLR, FU Berlin (G. Neukum))
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