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Cross-bedding stratifications in sedimentary rocks, Hellas Basin region

Cross-bedding stratifications in sedimentary rocks, Hellas Basin region


Date: 05 December 2016
Satellite: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Copyright: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

This image, taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), shows cross-bedding stratifications – layers of rock intersecting at different tilts and inclines – in sedimentary rocks.

This image has been extracted from a larger one, available here: http://www.uahirise.org/PSP_003799_1540

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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