Pitted Terrain on Mars and Vesta
Photojournal: PIA16185
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/MPS/DLR/IDA/JHUAPL
Published: September 20, 2012

A distinctive 'pitted terrain' observed by NASA's Dawn mission on asteroid Vesta has also been seen on Mars. The morphologies of pits are similar on both bodies, with irregular shapes and sharp angles where pits share walls.

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