This view covers an area about 27 kilometers (17 miles) wide within the planned landing area for NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. It was taken by the Context Camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and catalogued as image P02_001893_2485_XI_68N126W_061221 from that instrument.
Note the crater near the top (north) of the image. The red box indicates the position of a higher-resolution image of ground texture in this area.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
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