PIA07454: Meridiani Valleys
 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 1550 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1027
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07454.tif (993.3 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07454.jpg (173.3 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

10 March 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows layered sedimentary rocks and the traces of valleys that were once underneath those rocks in northwestern Sinus Meridiani.

Location near: 4.5N, 2.4W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Northern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-03-11