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Dingo Gap, Curiosity sol 519

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Dingo Gap, Curiosity sol 519 Curiosity used her Mastcam-34 camera to take this three-image panorama of a gap between two headlands to the west of her position on sol 519.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

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The break between two highlands near the center of this panorama is called "Dingo Gap."
Location map for Curiosity's sol 518-521 views of Dingo Gap

NASA / JPL / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

Location map for Curiosity's sol 518-521 views of Dingo Gap
The base map is a view of Curiosity taken on sol 479 from HiRISE on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Subsequent sol locations are based on maps by Phil Stooke.
Mastcam-100 view of Dingo Gap, sol 518

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Mastcam-100 view of Dingo Gap, sol 518
Curiosity viewed a gap between two headlands to the west on sol 518. This view has been contrast-enhanced to bring out details in the foreground, washing out the view of the mountainous crater rim in the background.

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about January 21, 2014

 

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