Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Monday, November 12, 2012: This image taken by the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows a geologically interesting area of the Martian surface. Most of the planet’s surface is covered with sand and soil, and only a few places show uncovered bedrock. Fractured basement rock, sedimentary layers and edges of scarps are all visible here.
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