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Yogi

Yogi was the second rock to be explored by the Rover. It was a rock about 1 meter tall, and was about 5 meters northwest of the Mars Pathfinder lander.

Yogi appeared to be a bright rock and was relatively unweathered compared to other rocks at the site. This feature helped scientists figure out the possible origin of Yogi.

Soil near Yogi was classified as bright soil, and is thought to be similar to global dust.


Last modified February 12, 2002 by Jennifer Bergman.

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