PIA06377: Coprates Outcrop
 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 1254 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-783
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA06377.tif (1.044 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA06377.jpg (194.4 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

10 July 2004
Light-toned, layered rock outcrops occur in small patches as well as large regional exposures within the chasms of the Valles Marineris system. This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a small area of layered outcrop in the floor of Coprates Chasma. The image is located near 14.0S, 64.0W, and covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) wide. The scene is illuminated by sunlight from the left/upper left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-07-10