The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Outcrop southeast of the Kimberley, Curiosity sol 631
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)
After driving southeast from the "Windjana" drill site at the Kimberley, Curiosity took this Mastcam-100 panorama of an outcrop of thinly bedded rocks. Wind has sculpted the layers into thin fins and other fantastical shapes.
NASA / JPL / MSSS / Thomas Appéré
Here's one particularly interesting-looking rock at the outcrop:
NASA / JPL / MSSS / mosaic by Emily Lakdawalla
Fractured rock southeast of the Kimberley, Curiosity sol 631
Original image data dated on or about May 17, 2014.
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