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Light-Toned Layered Rocks in Arabia and East Xanthe Regions

Light-Toned Layered Rocks in Arabia and East Xanthe Regions

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Light-Toned Layered Rocks in Arabia and East Xanthe Regions
The banding in these rocks was first seen in images from Mars Global Surveyor, and interpreted to be layering. The image covers a region 1000 meters wide. For more information and the full image, visit the HiRISE website.

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Original image data dated on or about December 28, 2010

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