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          Earth Analogs to the Light-colored Deposits
               Example 5
 location: Northwest corner of Nevada


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     Here we have a low slope exposing thin layers.  This view closely
resembles the layered rocks overlying the light-colored mineral
deposits in the south-central section of the high resolution strip. 
It also closely resembles the layered deposits beneath the white
minerals in the North crater wall of Muara.

width of view:  0.75 miles

latitude:   41.426        longitude:   -119.972

 View was derived from Google Earth.
 Also visit: Cochise College Mars Landforms , Mars Explored, 
Cochise College Geology Home Page
 Roger Weller, geology instructor (  last edited:  11/9/15