This image shows an area called Acheron Fossae. The curved features are faults that were formed when the planet's crust was stretched and distorted during intense tectonic activity.
Image Number: WEB13075-2013
Credit: Courtesy of ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
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