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Navcam panorama of Mount Remarkable at the Kimberley, including planned drill location, sol 606

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Navcam panorama of Mount Remarkable at the Kimberley, including planned drill location, sol 606 At the southern corner of the Kimberley, Curiosity approached the base of Mount Remarkable. The science team selected a location within this panorama to approach and drill.

NASA / JPL / Damia Bouic

Here is a zoom in on one of the Navcam images showing the proposed drill location at the Kimberley, according to Ken Herkenhoff. The images were taken on sol 606 using right Navcam, left Mastcam, and right Mastcam.

Proposed drill location at the Kimberley, Curiosity sol 606

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Proposed drill location at the Kimberley, Curiosity sol 606
Curiosity took these three photos with right Navcam (left image), left Mastcam (center image), and right Mastcam (right image) on sol 606. The area circled in the right image is the approximate location where Curiosity may drill.

Copyright holder: Damia Bouic

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about April 20, 2014

 

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