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Far-off cousin of part-time African lake found on Titan

19 Apr 2012, 13:00 UTC
Far-off cousin of part-time African lake found on Titan Cassini radar image JPL/NASA. Envisat radar image ESA. Composite image: LPGNantes

A region on Saturn’s moon Titan has been found to be similar to the Etosha Pan in Namibia, Africa. Both are ephemeral lakes – large, shallow depressions that sometimes fill with liquid.

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