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Mounds in Western Oxia Colles

Mounds in Western Oxia Colles

Mounds in Western Oxia Colles
These landforms show distinctive variations in Context Camera images, yet are both similar to other buttes in the area which have been observed to have Mawrth Vallis-like stratigraphy. Understanding the connection between these landforms is vital to our knowledge of their formation. Additionally, we can observe any mineralogical differences between the plains and the mounds.

ID: ESP_069657_2005
date: 6 June 2021
altitude: 283 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_069657_2005
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full images including scale bars, visit the ID link.