PIA05917: Sedimentary Rocks of Aram Chaos
 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 3072 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-722
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05917.tif (6.298 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05917.jpg (1.092 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

10 May 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows outcroppings of light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock within Aram Chaos, an ancient, partly-filled impact crater located near 3.2N, 19.9W. This 1.5 meters (5 feet) per pixel picture is illuminated by sunlight from the left and covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-05-10