MAA-039: Building Foundation
- Image Analysis Report
Image Analysis Report
MAA Report Ref: MAA-039
Report date: July-August 2017
Research Status: Open - Possible building terrace or foundation
Description: Building Foundation
Approximate size: 6-7 m
Mission: Curiosity Rover
Location: 'Dingo Gap', Gale Crater
Found by: Unknown
Image date: Sol 529 Jan 2014
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Graphics/image editing: Mars Archaeology Archive
Found in the same area as the 'Beam Clamp', there is the possibility of building ruins here. However, observation of the full panorama image of this location reveals a long segment of rock strata of which this section is situated at the very end, suggesting it is merely a part of it.
POTENTIAL FOR AN ARTIFICIAL STRUCTURE
Seemingly level surfaces suggest a possible building terrace or foundation. Found in same area as some possible artefacts.
Exposed rock strata.