Mars Global Surveyor
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)

The Four Most Important Mars Orbiter Camera Investigation Results

On this page we provide links to previous Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) web releases about major discoveries made by the camera during the 9 year orbital mission of the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS). Many other images and discoveries can be seen in the Main MOC web release directory: and over 200,000 images can be seen in the (MOC Gallery:

  1. Mars has Many Examples of Layered Sedimentary Rocks:

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  2. Evidence for Bodies of Standing Water, Persistent water flow, and Lacustrine (Lake) Deposition:

  3. Recent Gullies on Mars: Evidence for more recent water?

  4. Evidence for Major Climate change from the South Polar Carbon Dioxide Polar Cap:

    See also:
      and other polar images at

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