PIA05533: West Candor 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 1008 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-658
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05533.tif (678.3 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05533.jpg (165.7 kB)

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7 March 2004
West Candor Chasma, one of the wide troughs of the great Valles Marineris canyon system, exhibits some of the most spectacular, varied, and extensive layered rock outcrops on Mars. This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows some of the layers of sedimentary rock exposed in west Candor Chasma near 5.9S, 75.6W. The picture covers an area approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) wide; sunlight illuminates the scene from the left/lower left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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