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A Fan-Shaped Landform and Nearby Light-Toned Material

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona2015-06-17

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The focus of this image from NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is on the western end of a fan-shaped landform, located at the end point of a sinuous valley.

Our observation covers crater-retaining mesas which overlie light-toned materials, both potentially related to the formation of the fan. There are also craters younger than the fan which impacted into these materials.

http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA19845

Details

  • Title: A Fan-Shaped Landform and Nearby Light-Toned Material
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona
  • Date Created: 2015-06-17
  • Rights: JPL

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