HiPOD: 7 March 2019
Meridiani Planum

Layers in Meridiani
Despite the numerous data gaps with this observation, we can still get a closer look at the layers in Meridiani Planum. The hematite we find in this region is part of a layered sedimentary rock formation about 200 to 800 meters thick. The “blue” sand is basalt.

ID: ESP_054660_1865
date: 25 March 2018
altitude: 274 km

NASA/JPL/UArizona
https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_054660_1865
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km