Tag Archives: craters

THEMIS: Impact crater in Candor Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 15, 2017. This THEMIS image shows part of western Candor Chasma. Near the bottom of the image is an impact crater. Impact craters are relatively rare within all the canyons of Valles Marineris. The … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Colorful and ancient bedrock

Craters can be very useful in exposing features that were once hidden beneath the surface. Here, the edge of a crater wall exposes a cross-section of enhanced color bedrock in Syrtis Major, a relatively dust-free region of Mars. The diverse … Continue reading

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HiRISE: A crater slope in Terra Sirenum mocks us

A crater slope in Terra Sirenum mocks us. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Well-preserved crater interior, Hesperia Planum

Interior of a well-preserved crater in Hesperia Planum. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: The Case of the Missing Crater Rim

Perched at the edge of an outflow channel, these two craters appear to have lost a portion of their crater rims during a flood event. Alternatively, it is also possible that the craters impacted the edge of the outflow channel … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Those rugged slopes

Those rugged slopes. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Ridges in a crater floor

Ridges in a crater floor. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Two small craters in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 19, 2017. Do you see what I see? Shadows are just right to form googly eyes. (THEMIS Art #128). More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Layers on rim of southern impact crater

Swoop! – Layers on the rim of an impact crater in the southern region of Mars. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Craters in Memnonia

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 14, 2017. Do you see what I see? Is that a momma holding a baby? (THEMIS Art #125) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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