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HiRISE: Acheron Catena

Acheron Catena. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Layering and faulting in layered deposits in Candor Chasma

Layering and faulting in layered deposits in Candor Chasma. This observation was a last minute one done as nadir-only, meaning when the camera is pointing straight down at the surface, as opposed to an angle when we want to create … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Eastern rim of a Terra Cimmeria crater

Eastern rim of a crater in Terra Cimmeria. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Layers in a crater near Phlegra Montes

Layers in a crater near Phlegra Montes. The objective of this observation is to examine layers near the top of a crater. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Delta-like lobes in Aeolis Dorsa

Delta-like lobes in Aeolis Dorsa. Branching fluvial deposits appear similar to others at Aeolis Dorsa which have been interpreted as delta-like. With HiRISE images and elevation models we would be able to measure deposit thicknesses more accurately. Observations like these … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Dunes in the shapes of Ts and Vs

Dunes in the shapes of Ts and Vs. They also look like funnel shapes. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Crater immediately east of Biblis Patera

A crater immediately to the east of Biblis Patera. Some questions include: (a) what is the “deposit” on the west side of the crater, seeming to cover the wall/floor interface? (b) what is the floor material; did lava come up … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Branched ridges in NE Arabia Terra

Branched ridges in northeast Arabia Terra. Could these features be inverted stream channels and a depositional (alluvial) fan? Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Dust devil in action

Dust devil tracks in the Diacria region. Our eye might deceive us, but that bright spot in the enhanced color image looks suspiciously like a dust devil in action. Hmmm…. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Pitted cones in Chryse Planitia

Pitted cones in Chryse Planitia. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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