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Miranda Mosaic

The images which make up this mosaic of Miranda are among the highest resolution pictures that Voyager obtained of any of the new worlds it encountered during its mission. On Miranda, ridges and valleys of one province are cut off against the boundary of another. Probable compressional folded ridges are seen in arcuate patterns, as are many extensional faults. Some of these show large scarps ranging from 0.5 - 5 km (0.3 - 3 mi) in height -- higher than the walls of the Grand Canyon on Earth.

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