Possible Future Mars Landing Site in Oxia Planum

Oxia Planum is broad clay-bearing surface between Mawrth and Ares Vallis that has been proposed as a future landing site on Mars.

Remnants of a possible fan or delta near the outlet of Coogoon Vallis is a potential science target at this location.

Written by: Sharon Wilson (audio: Tre Gibbs)   (1 October 2014)

This is a stereo pair with ESP_037136_1985 .

More info and image formats at http://hirise.lpl.arizona.edu/ESP_037070_1985

Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona