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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Eastern edge of the Naukluft plateau, sol 1267

Filed under pretty pictures, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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Eastern edge of the Naukluft plateau, sol 1267 At the top of the image is caprock made of Stimson sandstone. Below it is brighter Murray mudstone. In this location, viewed by Curiosity on sol 1267 (February 28, 2016), the Murray formation appears to brighten closer to the Stimson rock.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about February 28, 2016.

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