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Southward-looking Navcam panorama, Opportunity sol 1,696

Southward-looking Navcam panorama, Opportunity sol 1,696

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / mosaic by Ant103

Southward-looking Navcam panorama, Opportunity sol 1,696
When Opportunity departed Victoria crater for its long journey to Endeavour, it first headed to the south-southwest, aiming for the nearest bedrock. Bedrock is generally easier driving and is also scientifically interesting, unlike the unremitting dune fields.

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Original image data dated on or about October 31, 2008

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