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Light-Toned Layered Deposits

Light-Toned Layered Deposits

Light-Toned Layered Deposits
The SHARAD instrument on MRO has identified a thick unit of material here most likely associated with the light toned layered deposits at the rim of Valles Marineris, especially near Ius Chasmata. This location may be an ideal one for determining the thickness of the deposits and characterizing the properties of this material.

ID: ESP_064026_1740
date: 24 March 2020
altitude: 259 km

NASA/JPL/UArizona
https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_064026_1740
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km