Candor Chasma in central Valles Marineris is filled with light-toned layered deposits thought to be sandstones
, perhaps formed in an ancient wet and potentially habitable environment.
The CRISM instrument on MRO has acquired thousands high-resolution spectral images across Mars, often with simultaneous coverage by HiRISE, but sometimes, for a variety of reasons, without HiRISE coverage. We are now trying to complete coordinated coverage over such locations, to enable geologic interpretations based on both the compositional information of CRISM and the high-resolution imaging of HiRISE.ID
: 22 December 2019 altitude
: 263 km
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