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THEMIS image: Ascraeus Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 29, 2014.┬áThe pits, fractures and channel-like features in this image are located on the northern flank of Ascraeus Mons. Most of these features were created by collapse into lava tubes that existed below the … Continue reading

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Dikes: key link between Thaumasia Planum, Tharsis, and Valles Marineris?

The area called Syria-Thaumasia is a big triangular block of Mars just east of three giant Tharsis volcanos: Arsia, Pavonis, and Ascraeus Montes. Valles Marineris bounds the block on the north, while its southwest and southeast sides are defined by … Continue reading

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