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Albedo formation on Mars

Feature onMars
Feature typeAlbedo formation
QuadranglePrimarily MC-01 Mare Boreum
Areographic coordinatesApproximately 60-70° N, 115-170° W
DimensionsDiameter c. 1,500 km
NotesAn older name given to a far northern region of Mars, stretching for hundreds of kilometres around the southern edge of the icy northern highlands of Ierne. The old albedo formation of Scandia falls within the wider encircling plain known as Vastitatis Borealis, the 'northern waste' of Mars.


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