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Evidence of aqueous alteration near Mawrth Vallis

CRISM image 21BCB covers a region on the boundary of Chryse Planita, between Mawrth Vallis and Oyama crater. Chryse Planitia is a smooth circular 1600 km diameter plain that was a landing site for the U.S Viking 1 (landed July 20, 1976), and the Mars Pathfinder (landed July 4, 1997). Mawrth Vallis is an ancient Mars river channel (~15km wide) located along the crustal dichotomy boundary that exposes abundant light-toned layers of clay-rich rocks. It has been theorized that Chryse was once the site of a large body of water because many of large outflow channels and ancient river valleys, such as Mawrth Vallis, end when they reach the plain. 

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