Mars has The largest known mountain in the solar system It turns out that it is also present on its surface Enormous “dunes” called the Medusae Fossae Formation. It is made of dust blown by the wind. It lies between Tharsis and Elysium, the two most famous volcanic regions on the Red Planet.
IFF is a huge formation made of dust It extends over 5,000 km. The European Space Agency’s Mars Express spacecraft has captured a new image of this formation and it must be admitted that the image captured is truly amazing. You can see it below.
The formation of Medusae Fossae in the image of Mars Express
The formation of the Medusae Fossae, from the orbit of Mars, resembles the desert of Earth. Scientists believe the dust is most likely ash from the activity of nearby volcanoes at Tharsis. Other wind-formed surfaces of the red planet include Nili Fossae, Arabia Terra, Syrtis Major, the “Southern Dunes,” and the Schiaparelli Crater.
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