HiPOD: 9 June 2019
Dark-Toned Unit Exposed atop Crater Ejecta in Meridiani Planum

A Dark-Toned Unit Exposed atop Crater Ejecta
Caption throwback (2007): This image shows the contact between two geologic units in Meridiani Planum: a cratered plains unit and an etched terrain unit. The cratered plains are relatively smooth and dark, while the brighter etched terrain consists of smooth plains and dune fields. (Read the full caption.)

ID: PSP_003392_1825
date: 17 April 2007
altitude: 271 km
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km