PIA05796: Hill in Propontis
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: 672 x 1008 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-704
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Original Caption Released with Image:

22 April 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) picture shows a rounded knob in the Propontis region of Mars near 43.1N, 182.3W. Dark dots on the hilltop and slopes are house-sized (and larger) boulders. The picture covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the lower left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-04-22