Channel into Jezero Crater Delta PSP0079251990
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Channel into Jezero Crater Delta (PSP_007925_1990)

July 6, 2010
Billions of years ago, this water-carved channel in Nili Fossae region transported sediments across the Martian surface and deposited them on the floor of an impact crater just south of this image. The sediments were deposited in a delta-like mound on the floor of Jezero Crater, suggesting that the crater may have contained a lake at the time.

Written by: James Wray

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