Astronomy:Galaxias Chaos

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Galaxias Chaos
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Galaxias Chaos as seen by CTX. The scene in the next image is a part of this picture.
CoordinatesCoordinates: 34°06′N 213°36′W / 34.1°N 213.6°W / 34.1; -213.6

Galaxias Chaos is an area of broken landscape in the Cebrenia quadrangle of Mars, located at 34.1° N and 213.6° W. It is 234.0 km across and was named after an albedo feature name.[1] Galaxias Chaos may be caused by sublimation of an ice-rich deposit.[2]

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  1. http://planetary names.wr.usgs.gov
  2. Pedersen, G., J. Head. 2010. Chaos formation by sublimation of volatile-rich substrate: Evidence from Galaxias Chaos, Mars. Icarus: 211, 316–329.

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