PIA02070: Polar Stratigraphy
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Product Size: 1631 x 2076 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-147
Addition Date: 2000-06-01
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA02070.jpg (578.6 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

These three images were taken on three different orbits over the north polar cap in April 1999. Each shows a different part of the same ice-free trough. The left and right images are separated by a distance of more than 100 kilometers (62 miles). Note the similar layers in each image.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/MSSS

Image Addition Date:
2000-06-01