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A Context Camera image reveals a trench within a depression to the west of Elysium Mons.

The visible erosion within the field of view suggests fluvial processes. Our picture can also help with determining subsurface composition. Hyblaeus Dorsa is a series of northeast-trending scarps and ridges that form a topographic divide between Utopia and Elysium Planitiae.

Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona https://www.uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_052941_2040
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