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With this image, we can cross-dating the relative age of the impact with that of the valley system, as well as learning more about the fluvial and morphology characteristics of area.

Located in Xanthe Terra, Nanendi Valles is 508 kilometers in length and the name comes from the word for “planet” in Sesotho, the national language of Lesotho, Africa.


Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona https://www.uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_040500_1825
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