Sunday, January 9, 2011

The Mound in Gale Crater

A thick stack of sedimentary debris stands in Gale Crater, a possible target for exploration by NASA's Mars Science Laboratory. This view looks southwest, toward the crater's central peak in the left background.

Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University, R. Luk

Note: For more information, see Gale Crater's History Book.

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