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Mars Hellas Crater
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Mars Hellas Crater

October 19, 2012
This image covers an impact crater on the northeast rim of Hellas basin, with excellent exposures of bedrock layers.

Here we see a portion of the steep inner slope where some of the bedrock has broken into angular pieces and slide partway down the slope.

Written by: Alfred McEwen

Credits: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona