PIA04662: Outcrop In Juventae Chasma
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: 540 x 810 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
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Original Caption Released with Image:
MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-433, 26 July 2003

Light-toned sedimentary rock outcrops are common on the floors of the chasms associated with the Valles Marineris system and neighboring outflow channels. This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows an outcrop of sedimentary rock in Juventae Chasma near 4.1S, 62.0W. The scene is illuminated by sunlight from the left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2003-07-29