Tag Archives: Arabia Terra

THEMIS: Ice-choked Mamers Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 27, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a section of Mamers Valles, located in Arabia Terra. The smooth material with flowlines that fills the valley channel is likely glacier ice, similar to valley glaciers in … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Arabia Terra dune field in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 23, 2018. This is a false color image of the dune field in the Arabia Terra crater. In this combination of bands, sand appears as a blue to dark blue color. In this image, … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Crater feeding sand into big dune field

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 22, 2018. The small crater in the image of the image is at the upwind side of the dune field. There is a considerable amount of sand within the crater, with a relatively smooth … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Finger-like dunes creep across Arabia Terra crater floor

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 21, 2018. This image is located southeast of the region of the large sand dune deposit. Here there is still limited amounts of available sand and the dunes formed are smaller individual features. The … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes engulfing hills and mesas

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 20, 2018. The bottom of this image shows the hills and mesas within the crater. The dunes at the top of the image are engulfing and covering the hills. In some locations the hills … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes and dust in Arabia Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 19, 2018. Located in eastern Arabia is an unnamed crater, 120 kilometers (75 miles) across. The floor of this crater contains a large exposure of rocky material, a field of dark sand dunes, and … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Fresh shallow valleys and fans in north Arabia Terra

Fresh shallow valleys and fans in north Arabia Terra. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Wrinkles in rock

The bedrock in this region of Arabia Terra has been worn away by the wind, revealing their internal structure and geologic history. The wavy lines are individual layers of sand and dust, originally laid down as the bedrock was forming. … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Channel on a crater floor in NW Arabia Terra

A channel on a crater floor in northwestern Arabia Terra. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Channel networks on Arabia crater wall

Channel networks on the wall of a crater in Arabia Terra. Beautiful Mars series.

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