PIA07434: Melas Chasma
 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 2676 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1021
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07434.tif (2.24 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07434.jpg (357.4 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

5 March 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows layered sedimentary rocks in southwestern Melas Chasma.

Location near: 10.0S, 75.9W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-03-05