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  Mercury - A Massive Peak

Mercury - A Massive Peak
Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Uploader comment: The massive central peak of an unnamed crater over 100 km in diameter fills the frame. Central peaks form when material is uplifted from depth during the crater forming process.

   

 
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