• The range has frozen peaks that are up to one mile high, comparable to the Appalachian Mountains.
  • This adds to the suprising revelation that Pluto’s surface is much more active than previously considered. Of the entire region, Jeff Moore, leader of the New Horizons Geology, Geophysics and Imaging Team GGI says,“There’s a complex interaction going on between the bright and the dark materials that we’re still trying to understand.”
  • New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) took the images at a distance of about 48,000 miles away with such advanced resolution that features as small as a half mile are clearly distinct.
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