Saturn’s moon Titan has an alien lake district that looks like Earth

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    Saturn’s moon Titan has an alien lake district that looks like Earth
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    Titan is the only other place in the solar system with liquid on its surface

    NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/University of Idaho

    By Chelsea Whyte

    Welcome to Titan’s lake district. Situated near the moon’s north pole, this region of the alien world might seem quite familiar if you were to visit. Some of the lakes on Titan are at least 100 metres deep, while their neighbours are phantom lakes that drain and refill over time, as shallow lakes do in Earth’s deserts.

    “The lakes and seas have very similar composition,” says Marco Mastrogiuseppe at California Institute of Technology. “This …

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