Captioned Image Spotlight (21 Feb 2019): Jumbled Blocks on the Floor of Melas Chasma
This part of Melas Chasma has been the target for many previous HiRISE images due to its diversity of terrains and materials. This observation covers an area not previously imaged, revealing a chaotic jumble of bright layered sediments, perhaps resulting from large landslides.
In a closeup with enhanced colors, we can see an assortment of materials. Dark sand covers the low areas of the scene.
NASA/JPL/University of Arizona