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Outcrop southeast of the Kimberley, Curiosity sol 631

Outcrop southeast of the Kimberley, Curiosity sol 631

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Thomas Appéré

Outcrop southeast of the Kimberley, Curiosity sol 631
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.

Here's one particularly interesting-looking rock at the outcrop:

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Original image data dated on or about May 17, 2014

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