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HiRISE: Chryse Chaos

Chryse Chaos. In planetary nomenclature, the term chaos means “distinctive area of broken terrain.” The general morphology of chaos is steep-sided mesas in close proximity. The interconnected channel forms erode, and mesas are created by erosion of the bounding channels. Beautiful … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Chaos grows in Chryse

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 18, 2018. n planetary nomenclature, the descriptor term chaos means “distinctive area of broken terrain”. The general morphology of chaos is steep-sided mesas in close proximity. This VIS image shows a region of Chryse … Continue reading

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Are small martian landslides similar to large ones on Earth?

Planetary Geomorphology Image of the Month, October 31, 2017: Susan Conway and Anthony Guimpier (CNRS Laboratoire de Planétologie et Géodynamique à Nantes, France). Landslides have been documented on almost all the solid bodies of the solar system and Mars is … Continue reading

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