This image acquired on July 14, 2006 by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an outcrop of light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock in Aureum Chaos on Mars. The darker material, which includes ripples, is composed of windblown sand and granules.

30 October 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows an outcrop of light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock in Aureum Chaos. The darker material, which includes ripples, is composed of windblown sand and granules. This scene is located near 3.8°S, 26.2°W, and covers an area roughly 7.7 km by 3 km (4.8 by 1.9 mi) wide. Sunlight illuminates the terrain from the top/upper right. This southern autumn image was acquired on 14 July 2006.

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