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Ares Vallis in Perspective
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Ares Vallis in Perspective

October 10, 2011
In the distant past, large volumes of water must have rushed through the Ares Vallis. Streamlined islands have been eroded on the valley floor, indicating the direction taken by the water. The image was acquired by Mars Express at about 16°N/327°E during orbit 9393 on 11 May 2011. The images have a ground resolution of 15 m per pixel.

Credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)