Tag Archives: Alba Mons

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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THEMIS: Alba Mons flows

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 25, 2014. Today’s VIS image shows lava flows from Alba Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.  

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THEMIS: Alba Mons flows

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 19, 2014. Today’s VIS image shows a small portion of the lava flows from Alba Mons. The depression and collapse features within it are part of the large system of tectonic features created by … Continue reading

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THEMIS image: Rubicon Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 25, 2014. The multiple channels seen in this VIS image dissect the northwestern margin of Alba Mons. The channels are called Rubicon Valles. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS image: Alba Mons flows

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 6, 2014. The flows in this VIS image originated at Alba Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS image: Alba Fossae

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 28, 2014. Today’s VIS image shows a portion of Alba Fossae, located on the northwestern margin of Alba Mons. Small channels are also visible cutting across the grabens.

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