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THEMIS: Soft-featured craters in Arcadia Planitia

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 19, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows some of the plains and craters located in Arcadia Planitia. The soft-looking features in the impact craters indicate ground ice at shallow depths below the surface. In … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Debris apron-like textures in Nereidum Montes

Debris apron-like textures in Nereidum Montes. These textures resemble sublimation and extension features seen on debris apron surfaces. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Debris flow

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 8, 2015. Today’s THEMIS image was taken using the infrared camera. Bright toned material is warmer than dark toned surfaces. Material has moved downslope from the top of this hill in Promethei Terra. The … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Cracks in a debris apron

The objective of this observation is to investigate the nature of large fissures in a smooth apron around a mound in the Phlegra region. The apron could be (or could have been) ice-rich, so one possibility is that the fissures … Continue reading

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