NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows layered, light-toned, sedimentary rocks that have been exposed by erosion in Coprates Chasma, one of the many chasms which comprise the Valles Marineris trough system on Mars.

4 June 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows layered, light-toned, sedimentary rocks that have been exposed by erosion in Coprates Chasma, one of the many chasms which comprise the Valles Marineris trough system on Mars.

Location near: 13.1°S, 65.0°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Autumn

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