PIA03999: Curved and Pitted Ridge
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: 836 x 1871 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1153
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Original Caption Released with Image:

15 July 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a curved, pitted ridge in Isidis Planitia. This feature may be a remnant of a once more-extensive layer of material that covered the present, cratered surface.

Location near: 2217.4N, 277.8W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-07-15