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  Mercury - Uncovering a Dark Past

Mercury - Uncovering a Dark Past
Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Uploader comment: Impact craters serve as probes into a planet's subsurface, excavating and exposing material from depth that would be otherwise unobservable. Thus the study of impact crater deposits can help to elucidate the geological history of the target region.

   

 
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