HiPOD: Monday, 7 September 2020
Fan Material in Crater within Southern Gale Crater

Fan Material in Crater within Southern Gale Crater

Fan Material within Southern Gale Crater
Context Camera images show that small channels enter this crater and that there is a “fan” of sediment deposited there. A key objective of this observation is to further the overall understanding of the geologic history recorded in Gale Crater in addition to what the Curiosity rover is studying.

ID: ESP_062317_1740
date: 12 November 2019
altitude: 269 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_062317_1740
NASA/JPL/UArizona
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km