PIA08027: Spallanzani Layers
 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 1108 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1418
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08027.tif (745.6 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08027.jpg (57.91 kB)

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31 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a layered, light-toned mesa among other layered materials exposed in a mound that covers much of the floor of Spallanzani Crater.

Location near: 58.3S, 273.9W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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