View Full Version : Aureum Chaos Region on Mars

2005-Sep-07, 01:51 PM
SUMMARY: The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft took this unusual photograph of the Aureum Chaos region on Mars. It's located at the eastern part of the Valles Marineris, near a large impact crater called Aram Chaos. The history of this region is very complex. It was probably filled with sediment and then large areas collapsed due to the removal of ice, water or magma; various flat-topped mesas remained.

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