Aureum Chaos Outcrop
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Aureum Chaos Outcrop

October 23, 2013
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows an outcrop of light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock in Aureum Chaos. The darker material, which includes ripples, is composed of windblown sand and granules. This scene is located near 3.8°S, 26.2°W, and covers an area roughly 7.7 km by 3 km (4.8 by 1.9 mi) wide. Sunlight illuminates the terrain from the top/upper right. This southern autumn image was acquired on 14 July 2006. MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-1606, 30 October 2006

Credits: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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