Friday, October 3, 2014

Oxia Planum Near Coogoon Vallis

Oxia Planum is broad clay-bearing surface between Mawrth and Ares Vallis that has been proposed as a future landing site on Mars.

Remnants of a possible fan or delta near the outlet of Coogoon Vallis is a potential science target at this location.

This is a stereo pair with ESP_037136_1985.

Image credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Note: For more information, see PIA18817: Possible Future Mars Landing Site in Oxia Planum.

No comments: