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The Mighty Sarlacc?

The Mighty Sarlacc?

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The Mighty Sarlacc?
Actually, this is not the lair of the Star Wars monster, but a crater in the frigid south polar region of Mars that has accumulated a small dune field at its center. Observed by the Mars Odyssey orbiter.

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Original image data dated on or about March 23, 2013

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