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Taste of the Ocean on Europa's Surface

Taste of the Ocean on Europa's Surface

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Taste of the Ocean on Europa's Surface
This artist's concept illustrates the hypothesis that chloride salts bubble up from Europa's global liquid ocean and reach the frozen surface where they are bombarded with sulfur from volcanoes on Jupiter's innermost large moon, Io.

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Original image data dated on or about March 5, 2013

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