HiPOD: 13 January 2019
Ancient Noachian Bedrock in Northeast Syrtis Major Region

Colorful and Ancient Bedrock
Craters can be very useful in exposing features that were once hidden beneath the surface. The diverse colors represent rocks of differing compositions and types. There are a few large clasts, or chunks of rocks, indicating that some of the underlying rock was broken up by some past high-energy event.

ID: ESP_020254_1955
date: 21 November 2010
altitude: 276 km

NASA/JPL/UArizona
https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_020254_1955
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km