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The Mountains of Tombaugh Regio

The Mountains of Tombaugh Regio

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NASA / JPL / JHUAPL / SwRI / Emily Lakdawalla

The Mountains of Tombaugh Regio
A mosaic of two images taken during New Horizons' flyby of Pluto covers the southernmost portion of Tombaugh regio, Pluto's "heart."

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about July 14, 2015

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