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A further zoom emphasizes a small, fresh crater about 350 meters (1,150 feet) in diameter near the center of the scene. The adjacent cliff contains numerous individual layers. An unusual set of small mesas, seen in the lower right part of the image, is being eroded from the polar layered material.

Credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

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A further zoom emphasizes a small, fresh crater about 350 meters (1,150 feet) in diameter near the center of the scene. The adjacent cliff contains numerous individual layers. An unusual set of small mesas, seen in the lower right part of the image, is being eroded from the polar layered material.

Credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

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Odyssey_THEMIS3-PIA04910c.tif
07.22.2009

Mars south polar layered deposits - December 8, 2003

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