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HiRISE: Hills and mesas

Hills and mesas. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Small channels & rocky patch in Cydonia

The southern section of this image is dominated by both a series of craters and the remnants of channels that may be from a past fluvial system. The paleochannel system has wind-blown bedforms in its interior, with crests oriented approximately … Continue reading

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HRSC: Crossing the high/low boundary on Mars

On the boundary between the heavily cratered southern highlands and the smooth northern lowlands of Mars is an area rich in features sculpted by water and ice. Cydonia Mensae is a region of mesa-like structures, craters and otherwise smooth terrain. … Continue reading

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