Granicus Mesa
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Granicus Mesa

July 10, 2013
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a mesa left standing when erosion created the Granicus Valles system, located west of the Elysium volcanoes near 27.8°N, 224.3°W. Dark dots at the base of the mesa's slopes and on the valley floor are large boulders. The image covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the lower left. MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-697, 15 April 2004

Credits: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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