HiPOD: 19 January 2019
Pitted Crater Floor Material

Pitted Crater Floor Material

Pitted Material on a Crater Floor
Light-toned pitted material on a crater floor, which the Mars Orbiter Camera shows containing many small mesas or pedestals. We’re looking for a resistant cap layer and other indications of layering that may help understand the depositional system. (North is to the right.)

ID: ESP_054499_1740
date: 13 March 2018
altitude: 262 km
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NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km