HiPOD: Friday, 24 June 2022
Strata in Butte in Chryse Planitia

Strata in Butte in Chryse Planitia

The Devil’s Tower of Chryse Planitia
This stratified butte contains bright-toned material at its top and base that are clay-bearing according to CRISM data. These regions of bright-toned material are layered down to the meter scale and are heavily fractured, reminiscent of similar clay-bearing deposits at Mawrth Vallis. Correlation of these deposits is possible with HiRISE images.

ID: ESP_072953_2060
date: 17 February 2022
altitude: 289 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_072953_2060
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UArizona
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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.