- Press Release
- Nov 27, 2022
The Plains Are Not Plain On Mars
This image covers some of the plains south of Capri Chasma in eastern Valles Marineris.
Where the aeolian (wind-blown) sedimentary cover has been stripped away, we see diverse colors indicative of of a variety of altered minerals formed in Mars’ wetter past.
date: 26 March 2016
altitude: 261 km