NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows repeated layers of material, possibly a combination of dust and ice, or perhaps ancient sedimentary rock, exposed by erosion on a slope in the south polar region of Mars.

7 June 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows repeated layers of material, possibly a combination of dust and ice, or perhaps ancient sedimentary rock, exposed by erosion on a slope in the south polar region of Mars.

Location near: 83.9°S, 257.8°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

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