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This Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity Pancam "super resolution" mosaic of the approximately 6 m (20 foot) high cliff face of the Cape Verde promontory was taken by the rover from inside Victoria Crater, during the rover's descent into Duck Bay. Super-resolution is an imaging technique which utilizes information from multiple pictures of the same target in order to generate an image with a higher resolution than any of the individual images. Cape Verde is a geologically rich outcrop and is teaching scientists about how rocks at Victoria crater were modified since they were deposited long ago. This image complements super resolution mosaics obtained at Cape St. Mary and Cape St. Vincent and is consistent with the hypothesis that Victoria crater is located in the middle of what used to be an ancient sand dune field. Many rover team scientists are hoping to be able to eventually drive the rover closer to these layered rocks in the hopes of measuring their chemistry and mineralogy.
Originally posted by ArMaP
PS: although I do not have any real idea of the size, those rocks are not big, the rovers do not have cameras with great magnification.
Originally posted by Desert Dawg
I don't know why the US Gov't is so worried about disclosing alien forms of life or past civilations on other planets or moons.
If they think we're going to panic they're wrong.
It's a crater wall, so its origin was a catastrophic event.
Originally posted by azzllin
Anyhow back to the topic, the rock face has been pulverized by a huge catastrophic event, Impact, Earthquake ETC.