HiPOD: Monday, 28 June 2021
Stratified Buttes in Acidalia Planitia

Stratified Buttes in Acidalia Planitia

Stratified Buttes in Acidalia Planitia
An adjacent HiRISE image contains striking stratigraphic and tectonic features. Further imaging of the entire butte, as well as its southern neighbor, could allow for measurement of stratal geometries within, and improve our understanding of the modes of formation for these buttes.

ID: ESP_063905_2065
date: 14 March 2020
altitude: 290 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_063905_2065
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km