NASA images Pluto's mysterious 'floating hills'

February 4, 2016 8:33 PM

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Pluto's glaciers slowly carry the "floating hills" out into the flat, barren plains.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- New imagery from NASA's New Horizons probe showcases a unique feature of Pluto's geography -- "floating hills." These isolated hills are found scattered across Pluto's icy plains, or Sputnik Planum, a portion of the dwarf planet's heart-shaped region.

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