PIA03650: Meridiani Scene
 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:  512 x 869 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1315
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03650.tif (445.6 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03650.jpg (98.6 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

18 December 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows exposures of light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock among dark-surfaced plains in northern Sinus Meridiani. The circular feature in the southeast (lower right) corner of the image is a wedding-cake-like tower of sedimentary rocks.

Location near: 2.9N, 359.9W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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