Friday, January 10, 2014

Resistant Ejecta in Amazonis Planitia

This VIS image of southern Amazonis Planitia shows two craters with ejecta that stand out above the surrounding surface. The ejecta has remained in place while the surrounding material was removed. Extensive wind erosion is common in this region.

Orbit Number: 52949 Latitude: 6.13179 Longitude: 194.416 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-11-20 18:09

Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Arizona State University

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