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Ridges

Caption: Mineral deposits mark subsurface water flow: A photo taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows ridges formed by fossilized subsurface water flow. Orientation of the ridges, mapped by researchers, is consistent with fractures formed by impact events.

Credit: NASA and Mustard Lab/Brown University

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