NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows alternating ridges and troughs exposed by erosion of material interpreted to be sedimentary rock in the Aeolis region of Mars.

17 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows alternating ridges and troughs exposed by erosion of material interpreted to be sedimentary rock in the Aeolis region of Mars.

Location near: 1.9°N, 218.6°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

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