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Arabia Terra is one of our favorite regions to image, mainly due to the diversity and beauty of its layered deposits.

This image was a public request to take a closer look at these deposits, as well as to complete a stereo pair and create a digital terrain model. These products can help us measure the thickness of the deposits. Layers may be formed by groundwater rising up to deposit minerals and cementing sediments. 


Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona https://www.uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_065988_1850
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