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Sixteen Curiosity drill holes on Mars

Sixteen Curiosity drill holes on Mars
Sixteen Curiosity drill holes on Mars As of June 2018, Curiosity has drilled and sampled at 16 locations on Mars. They are (left to right and top to bottom): John Klein, drilled on sol 182; Cumberland, on sol 279; Windjana, on sol 621; Confidence Hills, on sol 759, Mojave, on sol 882; Telegraph Peak, on sol 908; Buckskin, on sol 1060; Big Sky, on sol 1119; Greenhorn, on sol 1137; Lubango, on sol 1320; Okoruso, sol 1332, Oudam, sol 1361; Marimba, sol 1422; Quela, on sol 1464, Sebina, sol 1495, and Duluth, sol 2057. All of these images were taken with the MAHLI camera on the end of the arm from a distance of about 5 centimeters, except for the Sebina one, which was taken from 25 centimeters away and enlarged to match the extent of the others. The drill holes are 1.6 centimeters wide. Most are 6.4 centimeters deep, except for Duluth, which is slightly shallower. NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

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