PIA07063: Hill and Depression
 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:  640 x 1617 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-917
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07063.tif (1.036 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07063.jpg (294.4 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

21 November 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows exposures of north polar layered material -- perhaps composed of a mixture of dust and ice--in the form of a hill and an adjacent depression. The depression is in the lower half of the image and forms an oval shape at its lowest elevations. The hill is immediately above the depression (above the center of the image) and forms a similar pattern of arcuate bands. This scene is located near 85.7N, 21.0W. The image covers an area approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) wide. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the lower left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-11-21