FIGURE 4.1 This delicate fan shape is the product of the long-term distribution of sediments by flowing liquid water. Image from the Mars Orbiter Camera on the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft courtesy of NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems. The image covers an area of approximately 8 by 22 km.

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