HiPOD: 6 July 2019
Differential Erosion of Light-Toned Stratigraphy in Melas Chasma

Differential Erosion of Light-Toned Stratigraphy in Melas Chasma

Differential Erosion
Far more exciting than differential calculus, this image in Melas Chasma features a nice outcrop of light-toned layered deposits embayed by dunes, as well some gorgeous folds.

ID: ESP_013640_1710
date: 24 June 2009
altitude: 265 km

NASA/JPL/UArizona
https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_013640_1710
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km