PIA03978: Knobby Eastern Arabia
 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 1781 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1140
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03978.tif (1.826 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03978.jpg (382.3 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

2 July 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a 1.4 meters per pixel (~5 ft/pixel) view of an eroded landscape north of the crater, Antoniadi, in far eastern Arabia Terra. Each knob and butte in this image is a remnant of a formerly more-extensive layered rock unit that has been largely eroded away.

Location near: 84.2S, 138.3W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season Southern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-07-02