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Image: Mawrth Vallis Martian mosaic

Sculpted by ancient water flowing on the surface, Mawrth Vallis is one of the most remarkable outflow channels on Mars. The valley, once a potentially habitable place, is one of the main features of a region at the boundary between the southern highlands and the northern lowlands.
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Stunning bird’s eye view of Mawrth Vallis, a remarkable valley that could harbour hints of past life on Mars

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