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Topography of Gale Crater
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Topography of Gale Crater

August 28, 2012
Color coding in this image of Gale Crater on Mars represents differences in elevation. The vertical difference from a low point inside the landing ellipse for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (yellow dot) to a high point on the mountain inside the crater (red dot) is about 3 miles (5 kilometers). Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech