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Candidate Landing Site for 2020 Mission in Hypanis Valles Delta

A Candidate Landing Site in Hypanis Valles
This image was acquired as part of a candidate landing site for the Mars 2020 mission to examine an exhumed, fluvial deltaic system in Xanthe Terra. The CRISM instrument on MRO was also requested for coverage to look at any correlation between the mineralogy and the deltaic deposits.

ID: ESP_041858_1920
date: 2 July 2015
altitude: 277 km

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full observation details, visit the ID link.