Tag Archives: the Stump

Opportunity: Rocks

Sols 4429-30, July 9-10, 2016. Opportunity has beeen busy as it wraps up activities at the head of Marathon Valley. Above, the Pancam (in Holger Isenberg‘s false-color version) examined the outcrop dubbed Jean-Baptiste La Jeunesse (click to enlarge). Then the … Continue reading

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Opportunity: Jean-Baptiste La Jeunesse

Sol 4427, July 7, 2016. The Mesa (or the Stump) has acquired a new, more permanent name that continues the pattern of commemorating members of the Corps of Discovery led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, (1804-1806). The person is … Continue reading

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Opportunity: At the Mesa (or the Stump)

Sol 4426, July 6, 2016. Two Navcam frames show the rock feature on the floor of Marathon Valley that is dubbed informally as “the Mesa” or “the Stump.” It is seen also here. The end of the Mesa nearest the … Continue reading

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Opportunity: Mini-mesa in the valley

Sol 4415-16, June 25-26, 2016. This little flat-topped feature, a mini-mesa¬†sitting on the floor of Marathon Valley with the profile of a tree-stump, is probably an erosional remnant. The Navcam composite view was taken on Sol 4415 and looks northward … Continue reading

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