PIA04125: Sedimentary Rock Remnants
 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:  2048 x 3239 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1167
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA04125.tif (6.64 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA04125.jpg (838.7 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

29 July 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows knobs of remnant, wind-eroded, layered sedimentary rock that once completely covered the floor of a crater located west of the Sinus Meridiani region of Mars. Sedimentary rock outcrops are common throughout the Sinus Meridiani region and its surrounding cratered terrain.

Location near: 2.2N, 7.9W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-07-29