THEMIS: Moving downhill

Moving downhill (THEMIS_IOTD_20190118)THEMIS Image of the Day, January 18, 2019. This VIS image shows an isolated mountain east of Hellas Planitia. Erosion is moving material down hill towards the lower elevations.

The linear features on the hill debris indicate that volatiles such as ice may play a part in the erosion. (Sunlight is coming from the left.)

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