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Scalloped Floor
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Scalloped Floor

September 2, 2006

This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows erosional remnants of layered rock and large windblown ripples on the floor of a crater in the Tyrrhena Terra region of Mars. The layered rocks are most likely sedimentary.

Location near: 15.5°S, 270.5°W

Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)

Illumination from: upper left

Season: Southern Autumn