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Ridge Standing above Lava Surface on Floor of Echus Chasma

Ridge Standing above Lava Surface on Floor of Echus Chasma

A Rising Ridge
This observation focuses a ridge that is standing above the old lava surface of the floor of Echus Chasma. What is this ridge doing here? Is it preexisting material surrounded by lava? Is it material pushed up at a restraining bend? If the ridge is not lava, it may have colorful flanks.

ID: ESP_065793_1825
date: 9 August 2020
altitude: 267 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_065793_1825
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full images including scale bars, visit the ID link.