HiRISE: Northwest floor of Gale Crater

ESP_043816_1750West of the Curiosity landing site, this image along the northwestern floor of Gale Crater is between Aeolis Mons (informally called “Mt. Sharp”) and the crater rim.

A small, 5 kilometer-diameter impact crater to the west created lobes of ejecta. These light-toned deposits may contain hydrated minerals. [More at link]

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