PIA07043: Features in Aureum 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:  836 x 1579 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-908
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07043.tif (1.288 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07043.jpg (182 kB)

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12 November 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows light-toned, sedimentary rock outcrops in the Aureum Chaos region of Mars. On the brightest and steepest slope in this scene, dry talus shed from the outcrop has formed a series of dark fans along its base. These outcrops are located near 3.4S, 27.5W. The image covers an area approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) across and sunlight illuminates the scene from the upper left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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