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The outflow channel undergoes changes

Once again Mars Express skimmed the Mawrth Vallis region, one of the most distinctive and fascinating regions of the red planet. The image was taken 130 km west of the Mawrth Vallis channel mouth. The multiple coverage makes it possible to observe changes on the surface of Mars. Often clouds or dust in the atmosphere cause variations in the image quality, especially in this region at the dichotomy boundary. Another important point is the acquisition of additional surface data points for the creation and improvement of terrain models and image mosaics. A large mosaic of the region was created in 2016 as well as an animation of the region.