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Picture of the Day - Pitted Layers Northeast of the Hellas Region

Published by Matt on Fri Dec 4, 2009 5:42 pm via: source
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This great image of Mars shows pitted layers of sediment and rock formations. The question is, are these layered sediments deposited by water, air, volcanic ash, lava…?

We can’t say for sure until we visit the red planet but in the mean time enjoy this great image.

Pitted Layers Northeast of the Hellas Region. Credit: NASA

Pitted Layers Northeast of the Hellas Region. Credit: NASA

2 Comments
skywatcher2501
Are these real colours?
skywatcher2501
It sure looks intriguingly beautiful!
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