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HiRISE: Intricate CO2 frost patterns

This polar terrain is cut by an intricate pattern of channels. Carbon dioxide frost in the channels make them bright at this time of year. [More at link]

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THEMIS: Hephaestus Fossae channel and crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 18, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a crater on Hephaestus Fossae. The crater is fairly young, as there is only minimal modification of the crater floor. While it appears that the crater sits of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Mantling on Terra Sabaea channel

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 4, 2018. This VIS image shows one of the numerous unnamed channels in northern Terra Sabaea. The softened features in the image suggest that some kind of mantling material lies over much of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Winding channel in Arabia Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 30, 2018. This VIS image shows one of the numerous unnamed channels located in northern Arabia Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Lunae Planum’s Bahram Vallis

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 27, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a section of Bahram Vallis. This channel is located in northern Lunae Planum, south of Kasei Valles. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Channel within a channel in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 9, 2018. Today’s VIS image is located along the northern margin of Terra Sirenum. This unnamed channel contains a small channel within a larger channel. This would indicate two separate channel forming events. The … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Bahram Vallis’ meandering channel

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 6, 2018. This VIS image shows a section of Bahram Vallis. Bahram Vallis is located on the northeastern margin of Lunae Planum. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Channels in Granicus Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 2, 2018. This VIS image shows a section of Granicus Valles, one of several channel systems that originate near the western margin of the Elysium Mons volcanic complex. More THEMIS Images of the Day … 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: Crater tadpoles

This impact crater looks amusingly like a tadpole because of the valley that was carved by water that used to fill it. When the water level inside the crater increased, it breached the crater wall, flowed outward and formed a … Continue reading

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