The Gale Crater is Curiosity's new stomping ground, and where it will begin its long, slow trek up the side of a 3-mile-tall mountain. The region is filled with large, ancient craters, as you can see on this elevation map.
August 6, 2012 5:40 AM PDT
Photo by: NASA/JPL-Caltech
| Caption by: Jonathan Skillings
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