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Seven years of Mars Express – unusual structures at Magellan Crater
In the southwest of the Tharsis volcanic region on Mars is the large impact crater Magellan, named after the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. The High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC), carried by ESA's Mars Express orbiter and operated by the German Aerospace Center (DLR), acquired images of unusual structures on the southern edge of the crater. The process by which these structures developed is not fully understood.
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Last update: 01/07/2010 08:58:24