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Lavinia Region

The bright area running from the upper right to the lower left may be part of a belt of ridges formed by compression and thickening of the upper layers of the planet. The area between the ridges suggests flooding by lava flows. The varied textures of the lava can be seen in the mottled appearance of the plains, which have been cut by the ridges; brighter, rougher flows are also quite common. The lighter area in the lower right corner is the northern extension of Mylitta Fluctus. The black strip represents missing data.

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