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Gullies in Galle
This image was taken of the hills that resulted from uplifted rocks due to an impact that formed the Galle Crater.
These hills form a segment of a circle known as a “peak ring” and this particular formation makes Galle Crater look like a “smiley face” from orbit.
Small gullies, visible in the center of this image, have formed on the flanks of these hills and they have eroded back into the bedrock.
The crater itself is probably billions of years old, yet these gullies are likely only hundreds of thousands of years old and may even be active today.