PIA03999: Curved and Pitted Ridge
 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:  836 x 1871 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1153
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03999.tif (1.566 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03999.jpg (402.3 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

15 July 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a curved, pitted ridge in Isidis Planitia. This feature may be a remnant of a once more-extensive layer of material that covered the present, cratered surface.

Location near: 2217.4N, 277.8W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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