Rocks from a region of Mars near Nili Fossae

This image was taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter‘s HiRISE camera, sowing a region of Mars near Nili Fossae, with part of the ejecta from an impact crater. Contains some of the best exposures of ancient bedrock on Mars.   Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona

The impact broke up already diverse rocks types and mixed them together to create this wild jumble of colors, each representing a different type of rock.



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