PIA08606: Rabe Remnants
 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 1969 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1524
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08606.tif (1.648 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08606.jpg (122.5 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

15 July 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows remnants -- buttes and knobs -- of light-toned rock, perhaps sedimentary in origin, on the floor of Rabe Crater. The buttes and knobs are surrounded by dark, windblown sands that are crisscrossed dust devil tracks.

Location near: 44.0S, 325.9W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-07-15