posted on Jul, 8 2013 @ 08:24 AM
Looks like a dry lake bed. Anyone who has ever visited the area around the (evaporating) Salton Sea (California) will recognize the terrain. The same
for many other old, dried up lake beds out west or salt ponds along many parts of the eastern coastline of the US.
On Mars, the difference is that the land and sky are all the same color... which has led to more than a few wondering if NASA doctors the images...
Is it real, or is it Memorex?
Oh... sorry, that's an old commercial that probably predates many here. My bad.
The larger, original image the pair above were snipped from can be found here:
edit on 8-7-2013 by redoubt because: (no reason given)