Tag Archives: Alba Mons

THEMIS: Channels cutting across channels in Olympica Fossae

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 12, 2018. Olympica Fossae is a complex channel located on the volcanic plains between Alba Mons and Olympus Mons. The sinuosity of the large channel in the middle of the image indicates that this … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Catena on Alba Mons

Catena on Alba Mons. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Olympica Fossae’s tangled channels

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 15, 2016. Located on the extensive lava plains between Olympus Mons and Alba Mons, these complex intersecting valleys were created by lava flow. Volcanic flows occurred both along the surface and in buried lava … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Tectonics

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 4, 2015. The graben and collapse features in this image are part of Ceraunius Fossae, which is located south of Alba Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Ravius Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 27, 2015. Today’s VIS image shows part of Ravius Valles, located on the northern flank of Alba Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Pit chain near Alba Patera

Pit chain near Alba Patera. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Rubicon Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 25, 2014. This VIS image shows part of Rubicon Valles, a complex region of channels found on the northwestern flank of Alba Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Cyane Fossae

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 3, 2014. The linear depressions in this VIS image are called graben. Graben are bounded on both sides by faults, and the central material has shifted downward between the faults. Cyane Fossae are near … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Tharsis volcanics

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 10, 2014. The lava flows and depressions in this VIS image are located south of Alba Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Ceraunius Fossae

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 6, 2014. The large graben in this VIS image is part of a series of graben located on the southern flank of Alba Mons. This collection of graben is called Ceraunius Fossae. The term … Continue reading

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