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Annotated version of the map view
Curiosity Trekking, Viewed from Orbit in December 2013 - Annotated

The central panel of this graphic is a view from orbit that includes tracks of drives made by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover in October to December of 2013.  The six images at left and right are rover's-eye views at the locations marked with yellow letters A through F on the central panel.  The central image was taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Dec. 11, 2013, when the rover was visible at location F.  Image A is from Curiosity's rear Hazard-Avoidance Camera, Image C from the rover's Navigation Camera, images B, D, E and F from the rover's Mast Camera.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UA/MSSS

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