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Layered Butte near Mawrth Vallis

Layered Butte near Mawrth Vallis

A Layered Butte near Mawrth Vallis
This landform has many interesting characteristics like bright-toned layering at the meter scale and fracturing. This image can help us understand how the thickness of the bright-toned deposit changes over time, as these features might be outliers of the Mawrth Vallis plateau and could hold clues to the stratigraphy of the surrounding Chryse region.

ID: ESP_072096_2065
date: 13 December 2021
altitude: 289 km

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full observation details, visit the ID link.