PIA03962: Tikhonravov Layers
 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 1220 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1131
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03962.tif (820.9 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03962.jpg (119.8 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

23 June 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows layered sedimentary rocks exposed by erosion, then mantled by dust, in Tikhonravov Crater in central Arabia Terra. Dark slope streaks occur where some of the dust has slid down the layered slopes.

Location near: 13.8N, 324.8W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-06-23