posted on Dec, 13 2006 @ 09:25 PM
This is an image taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
An amazing shot that gives us a glimpse into the structure of Mars'
North Polar Region where a canyon called Chasma Boreale, cuts into the structure allowing a view of the layers underneath.
Remember this is a False Color image.
For additional information on recent imagery, see this link
MRO press release
[edit on 13-12-2006 by spacedoubt]