Tag Archives: Capri Chasma

HiRISE: Hematite-rich deposits in Capri Chasma

Capri Chasma is located in the eastern portion of the Valles Marineris canyon system, the largest known canyon system in the Solar System. Deeply incised canyons such as this are excellent targets for studying the Martian crust, as the walls … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Bedrock exposures in Capri Chasma

Bedrock exposures in the south wall of Capri Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.

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Mars Express: Witness to a wet early Mars

Vast volumes of water once flooded through this deep chasm on Mars that connects the ‘Grand Canyon’ of the Solar System – Valles Marineris – to the planet’s northern lowlands. The image, taken by ESA’s Mars Express on 16 July, … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Capri Mensa — false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 27, 2015. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These false color images may reveal subtle variations … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Slopes in Capri Chasma

Beautiful Mars series: Slopes in Capri Chasma. More Beautiful Mars images.

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