Click to enlargeLayers at the Base of Mount Sharp Photo

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A chapter of the layered geological history of Mars is laid bare in this postcard from NASA's Curiosity rover. The image shows the base of Mount Sharp, the rover's eventual science destination.

This image is a portion of a larger image taken by Curiosity's 100-millimeter Mast Camera on August 23, 2012. Scientists enhanced the color in this version to show the Martian scene under the lighting conditions we have on Earth, which helps in analyzing the terrain.

Image Addition Date: August 27, 2012
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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