Gullies with Dramatic Lighting

This image was acquired to look for frost on these generally equator-facing slopes, which are visible in the shadows after enhancing the brightness levels. It is also a dramatic image given the low-sun illumination.

The color cutout has north down (illumination from the right side) so that downhill is down .

Written by: Alfred McEwen (audio: Tre Gibbs)   (20 April 2016)

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Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona