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Layered rocks northeast of Hellas basin

Layered rocks northeast of Hellas basin

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Layered rocks northeast of Hellas basin
Northeast of Hellas basin (in Mars' southern hemisphere) are ancient sequences of clay-bearing layered rocks. Cropped from PSP_010839_1525. The image covers an area about 750 meters wide by 1.25 kilometers tall.

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Original image data dated on or about November 18, 2008

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