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Does anyone know what this mysterious hole on Mars is?

Does anyone know what this mysterious hole on Mars is?

Could this be the entrance to the well of de Carkoon in Tatooine? Obviously not. Although it is just as mysterious. This image of the surface of Mars reveals fascinating things about its geology and topography.

The photograph was taken by the HiRISE camera of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in the southern polar region of the Red Planet. The area, known as Swiss cheese land for obvious reasons, is an icy terrain with many shallow trenches that can exceed 100 meters wide, in the bright residual cap of the carbon dioxide ice. In addition, we can observe how the ice is conserved in the bottom of this enigmatic well.

The image was captured late summer on Mars in the southern hemisphere, as the sun is lower in the sky and its subtle topography is accentuated in orbital images. As explained by NASA in a statement , "we see many shallow wells in this area. There is also a deeper circular formation. It could be an impact crater or pit collapse." Source: nasa.gov

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