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From Canals to Craters

16 May 2019, 09:00 UTC
From Canals to Craters ESA/DLR/FU Berlin

Mars was once believed to be criss-crossed by a system of irrigation canals – dark troughs that sliced across the planet’s surface, excavated by an intelligent society of thirsty martians. The astronomer who promoted this idea lends his name to the crater shown in this image from ESA’s Mars Express: Lowell crater.

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