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Panoramic view of "Darwin," Curiosity sol 388

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Panoramic view of "Darwin," Curiosity sol 388
Curiosity paused on a rise called "Panorama Point" on sol 388 (September 8, 2013) to look down into an area planned as her first scientific stop on the way from Glenelg to the base of Mount Sharp, named Darwin. The rover would spend about a week examining two outcrops of conglomerate rock before moving southwestward again.

This is just the crop of the full panorama, links to which are available at

A screen cap from Midnight Mars Browser shows the rover's subsequent stops within this panorama.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Ed Truthan

Original image data dated on or about September 8, 2013

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