Deposits in Martian Trough Point to Complex Hydrological Past

This false-color image shows dozens of beds within a light-toned deposit located within a trough in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona
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December 15, 2009

Variations in composition of light-toned deposits in troughs on Mars suggest a diversity of water-related processes, based on analysis of observations by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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