This feature looks a bit like a bear’s face
. What is it really?
There’s a hill with a V-shaped collapse structure (the nose), two craters (the eyes), and a circular fracture pattern (the head). The circular fracture pattern might be due to the settling of a deposit over a buried impact crater. Maybe the nose is a volcanic or mud vent and the deposit could be lava or mud flows?
Maybe just grin and bear it. (Check out the stereo anaglyph!
: 12 December 2022 altitude
: 251 km
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