Above Coprates Chasma
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Above Coprates Chasma

October 11, 2012
This image covers a small portion of gigantic Coprates Chasma, part of Valles Marineris.

With enhanced IR colors, we see a portion of the very top of the south wall of the canyon, looking down onto the steep upper slopes. The colors indicate that diverse rock types are present.

Written by: Alfred McEwen

Credits: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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