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Tikhonravov Layers

June 11, 2013
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. MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-1131, 23 June 2005

Credits: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems