PIA15093: Topography of Gale Crater
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Product Size: 788 x 720 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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Original Caption Released with Image:

Color coding in this image of Gale Crater on Mars represents differences in elevation. The vertical difference from a low point inside the landing ellipse for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (yellow dot) to a high point on the mountain inside the crater (red dot) is about 3 miles (5 kilometers).

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech

Image Addition Date:
2011-11-21