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A simple proposition: to compare and contrast this pitted mound that is similar in appearance to those in Utopia Planitia, but rarely observed here in Chryse Planitia.

Chryse shows evidence of a watery past, especially since it is on the receiving end of many outflow channels from the southern highlands. The region is also home to the Viking 1 and Pathfinder landing sites.


Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona https://www.uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_070501_2000
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