Tikhonravov Layers
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Tikhonravov Layers

June 29, 2005

This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows layered sedimentary rocks exposed by erosion, then mantled by dust, in Tikhonravov Crater in central Arabia Terra. Dark slope streaks occur where some of the dust has slid down the layered slopes.

Location near: 13.8°N, 324.8°W

Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)

Illumination from: lower left

Season: Northern Autumn

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