PIA07278: Layers in Candor
 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 1423 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-973
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07278.tif (957.4 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07278.jpg (169.4 kB)

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16 January 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows layered rocks--in some areas eroded by wind to form yardangs--in eastern Candor Chasma, one of the troughs of the Valles Marineris system. The circular feature near the center of the image is a filled and partially-exhumed impact crater. The image covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) wide and is illuminated by sunlight from the upper left. These features are located near 8.1S, 66.9W.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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