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NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Shapes Crater
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter used its HiRISE camera to capture bizarre shapes inside an Arabia Terra crater that are located on the south sides, but not in the north. This upland region is believed to be of great age due to its battered topography and covers as much as 2,000-miles at its longest extent. It was given this name in 1879 after a corresponding albedo feature on a map by Giovanni Schiaparelli, who named it in turn after the Arabian peninsula.