PIA01925: North Polar Layers, Mars
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: HiRISE
Product Size: 888 x 1309 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: University of Arizona/HiRise-LPL
Full-Res TIFF: PIA01925.tif (1.164 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA01925.jpg (203.1 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

This view shows the basal layers of Mars' north polar layered deposits. The floor of Chasma Boreale is at the bottom of the image. This is a sub-image of a larger view imaged by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Oct. 1, 2006. The resolution is 64 centimeters (25 inches) per pixel, and the scene is 568 meters (621 yards) wide.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Univ. of Arizona

Image Addition Date:
2006-10-16