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Impact crater or supervolcano caldera?

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At first glance, the region covered by this latest Mars Express image release appears to be pockmarked with impact craters. But the largest structure among them may hold a rather explosive secret: it could be remains of an ancient supervolcano.
The images presented here were taken by the high-resolution stereo camera on ESAs Mars Express on 26 November 2014, and focus on the Siloe Patera feature in the Arabia Terra region of Mars.

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