Oceanside on Mars

Psp_003077_1530(Cross-posted from KySat)

Working to identify a landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory, HiRISE, which operates the camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, has released a beautiful set of color images of the planet's surface.

This image is titled "Section Through Largest of Holden Crater Fans," though at first glance my mind went immediately to the surf at Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona