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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

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.


Original image data dated on or about November 18, 2008.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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