Argyre Planitia
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Argyre Planitia

December 12, 2012
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a banded surface in Argyre Planitia, the second largest impact basin in the martian southern hemisphere. The bands are the erosional expression of layered, perhaps sedimentary, rock. MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-1309, 12 December 2005

Credits: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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