High resolution photo shows another set of ice mountains on Pluto

Now we know that Pluto has its own Appalachians to match its Rockies

NASA scientists identified this newfound range of water-ice mountains based on high-res images obtained by the New Horizons spacecraft

The mountain range is located in the dwarf planet's heart-shaped feature, called Tombaugh Regio after Pluto's discoverer, Clyde Tombaugh. The mountains rise to about the height of the Appalachian Mountains on Earth, which reach a maximum height of about 6,000 feet

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