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Euminedes Dorsum ortho-image
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The High Resolution Stereo Camera on board ESA’s Mars Express imaged mountains in the Eumenides Dorsum region on the Red Planet.

Eumenides Dorsum is located in to the west of the Tharsis Region, and forms part of the Medusae-Fossae Region, at approximately 2° south and 206° east. The images, taken on 26 December 2007, have a ground resolution of about 13 m/pixel and cover an area of about 12000 square km.

The ortho-image was rectified using elevation data derived from a high-resolution Digital Terrain Model, or DTM (obtained from HRSC data), such that distortions introduced during imaging are corrected. Such an image can be used to derive maps. Elevation data from the DTM has been colour-coded and overlain on the ortho-image so that elevation data and the image itself are displayed in a single scene.

The scale is in metres.

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