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Color coding in this image of Gale Crater on Mars represents differences in elevation, with blue relatively low and tan relatively high.
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11.22.2011

Topography of Gale Crater

Color coding in this image of Gale Crater on Mars represents differences in elevation, with blue relatively low and tan relatively high. The vertical difference from a low point inside the landing ellipse for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory to a high point on the mountain inside the crater is about 3 miles (5 kilometers).

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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