|Location||Endeavour Crater, Meridiani Planum|
|Eponym||Jacob "Jake" Matijevic (1947-2012), NASA Engineer.|
Matijevic Hill, named after American NASA engineer Jacob "Jake" Matijevic (1947 - 2012), is a hill located on "Cape York", itself on the western rim of Endeavour Crater lying within the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle (MC-19) region of the planet Mars. It was discovered by the Opportunity rover, and named by NASA on September 28, 2012. The "approximate" site coordinates are: .
The hill includes a rock outcrop called Kirkwood, where Opportunity found a concentration of small spherical features. It also includes an area where clay minerals have been detected from orbiter observations.
- Composition of Mars
- Geography of Mars
- Jake Matijevic (rock)
- List of rocks on Mars
- List of surface features of Mars imaged by Opportunity
- Webster, Guy (September 28, 2012). "Mars Rover Opportunity Working at 'Matijevic Hill'". NASA. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2012-306.
- Dunbar, Brian; Greicius, Tony (October 3, 2012). "Opportunity Eyes Rock Fins on Cape York, Sol 3058". NASA. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mer/multimedia/pia16128.html.
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