PIA08764: Layered Crater Walls
 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 2127 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1587
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08764.tif (1.78 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08764.jpg (185.4 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

16 September 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows an impact crater that is approximately 3.5 kilometers (2.2 miles) in diameter. It is located to the northeast of Olympus Mons, in the Tharsis Region. Layered rock units are visible on the inside of the raised crater rim.

Location near: 70.7N, 271.0W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-09-16