NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows chasms and canyons cut through ancient, layered bedrock in West Candor, part of the vast Valles Marineris trough system on Mars.

MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-370, 24 May 2003

West Candor is part of the vast Valles Marineris trough system. These chasms and canyons cut through ancient, layered bedrock. This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) picture shows some of the layering revealed in the wall and on the upland surface outside of southwest Candor Chasma. This image is located near 6.7°S, 76.8°W. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the right/lower right.

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