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As the rover has continued to ascend Mount Sharp, it's found distinctive benchlike rock formations.

It's been 3,000 Martian days, or sols, since Curiosity touched down on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012, and the rover keeps making new discoveries during its gradual climb up Mount Sharp, the 3-mile-tall (5-kilometer-tall) mountain it has been exploring since 2014.

Geologists were intrigued to see a series of rock "benches" in the most recent panorama from the mission.

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Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

This panorama, made up of 122 individual images stitched together, was taken by NASA's Curiosity

Mars rover on November 18, 2020, the 2,946th Martian day, or sol, of the mission.

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