PIA02968: Up and Down
 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:  1024 x 1904 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1404
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02968.tif (1.952 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02968.jpg (267.8 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

17 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows alternating ridges and troughs exposed by erosion of material interpreted to be sedimentary rock in the Aeolis region of Mars.

Location near: 1.9N, 218.6W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-03-17