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  •  We can infer from the Wiki data on Mt. Sharp. (4+ / 0-)
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    Aunt Pat, MT Spaces, whenwego, jck

    AKA, Aeolis Mons.  It's 5.5 km high (18k feet) relative to the mean altitude used as a substitute for "sea level" on Mars.  While Curiosity was undoubtedly some ways up the initial slope when taking these images, that probably means it's several kilometers away.

    Without a strong safety net and living wage, all labor is forced labor.

    by Troubadour on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 08:30:08 PM PDT

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