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Rupes Tenuis in 3D



Rupes Tenuis in 3D
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The High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC), operated by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) on board ESA's Mars Express orbiter, imaged the snow-laden region of Rupes Tenuis on the martian north pole on 29 July 2008.

Rupes Tenuis is located at the southern edge of the Martian north polar cap, approximately 5500 km northeast of the Tharsis volcanic region.

The images are at about 81°N and 297°E and have a ground resolution of approximately 41 metres per pixel. They cover an area of about 44,000 square kilometres, almost as large as the Netherlands.

This anaglyph image was calculated from the nadir and one stereo channel. Stereoscopic glasses are required for viewing.
Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)