Astronomy:El Capitan (Mars)
"El Capitan" rock outcrop at Meridiani Planum, Mars
|Feature type||Rock outcrop|
El Capitan is a layered rock outcrop found within the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle (MC-19) region of the planet Mars, this geological outcrop was first discovered and observed by the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity in February 2004. The rock outcrop was named for El Capitan, a topographical mountain lying within the state, Texas .
- List of rocks on Mars
- Eagle (crater)
- List of surface features of Mars imaged by Opportunity
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