HiPOD: Monday, 18 January 2021
Exposed Layering within Meridiani Planum Crater

Exposed Layering within Meridiani Planum Crater

Exposed Layering within a Meridiani Planum Crater
At this location there is what appears to be stratigraphy exposed in an approximately 1-kilometer wide crater. The expression of layers can be traced around the ridge on both sides of the exposure. This feature may prove useful for understanding crater mound deposits.

ID: ESP_066911_1845
date: 4 November 2020
altitude: 271 km

NASA/JPL/UArizona
https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_066911_1845
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km