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Water Ice and Methane Springs on Titan

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Black and white image of Titan surface features from above.

Water Ice and Methane Springs on Titan
January 21, 2005
Full-Res: PIA07238

A single Huygens DISR image that shows two new features on the surface of Titan. A bright linear feature suggests an area where water ice may have been extruded onto the surface. Also visible are short, stubby dark channels that may have been formed by 'springs' of liquid methane rather than methane 'rain.'

Credit: ESA/NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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