IMAGES from Science report: sedimentary rocks on Mars may suggest an ancient land of lakes


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Fig.1. Eight examples of very similar outcrops of light-toned, layered, cliff-forming material exposed in locations separated by hundreds to thousands of kilometers.

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Fig.2. Simple cylindrical equal angular map of Mars (centered on 0° latitude, 0° longitude) showing locations of all light, intermediate, and dark-toned layered, massive, and thin mesa unit outcrops in MOC images obtained through 31 October 2000.

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Fig.3. (A) Illustration of the relative brightness of light-, intermediate-, and dark-toned outcrops. (B) Illustration of the relative thickness of thin-versus thick-bedded outcrops.


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Fig.4.Examples of layered unit outcrop expressions.

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Fig.5. Examples of thin mesa unit outcrop expressions.

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Fig.6. Layered outcrops offset by faults.

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Fig.7. (A) Dark, windblown sand dunes. (B) Large, windblown ripples with light-toned crests.

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Fig.8. Example of lateral continuity of stratigraphic units over distances > 100km in northern Terra Meridiani.

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Fig.9. Gale Crater central mound stratigraphy based on MOC image MO3-01521 and the simultaneously acquired MOLA topograph profile.

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Fig.10. Remnants of a more layered unit that may have covered the entire floor of Trouvelot Crater.

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Fig.11. Illustration of a possible sequence for the removal of layered material that has filled impact craters ~150 ±75km diameter.

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Fig.12. Example of light-toned layered units exposed in the wall of the Valles Marineris.

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