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NASA stumped by weird formations on Mars

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(Meredith) – NASA scientists are trying to figure out what these formations on the surface of Mars are.

The photo was taken by HiRISE on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. HiRISE is the “best camera ever sent to another planet,” according to NASA. It allows scientists to view the Martian surface at 23cm/pixel.

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The depressions seen in the photo exist elsewhere on Mars, but their origins remain a matter of debate.

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