Remember those paisley shirts during the summer of love in 1967? If so, this terrain may look somewhat familiar.
How did this terrain really form? One theory is that its a landslide deposit, perhaps associated with draining an ancient lake.
Written by: Alfred McEwen (19 January 2011)
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Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona