PIA07374: Sedimentary Rocks in Melas
 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 948 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1006
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07374.tif (538.8 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07374.jpg (84.46 kB)

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This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a butte and several other landforms eroded into light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock in southern Melas Chasma. Melas is part of the vast Valles Marineris trough system.

Location near: 11.8S, 74.6W
Image width: ~3.0 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Southern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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