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The North pole of Saturn’s moon Titan looks like Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, October 25, 2013 9:28 EDT
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Cassini's visual and infrared mapping of the north pole of Titan (Public domain)
 
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Titan’s ‘Great Salt Lake’? North pole of Saturn moon looks like Utah. (via The Christian Science Monitor)

This false-color mosaic reveals the differences in the composition of surface materials around hydrocarbon lakes at Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. The orange areas are thought to be evaporite – the Titan equivalent of salt flats on Earth. Kraken Mare…

 
 
 
 
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