18 December 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows exposures of light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock among dark-surfaced plains in northern Sinus Meridiani. The circular feature in the southeast (lower right) corner of the image is a wedding-cake-like tower of sedimentary rocks.
Location near: 2.9°N, 359.9°W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter