Tag Archives: Deuteronilus Mensae

HiRISE: Textures in Deuteronilus Mensae

This enhanced color image shows the surface of a lobate debris apron in the Deuteronilus Mensae region of Mars, on the boundary between the Northern plains and Southern lowlands. These lobe-shaped formations commonly emanate from mesas in this region and … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Rock glaciers and ice in Deuteronilus

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 15, 2017. Do you see what I see? Looks like the letter L, or maybe someone sitting down. (THEMIS Art #126) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Hummocky material in Deuteronilus Mensae

Hummocky material in Deuteronilus Mensae. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Crevassed glacier-like form

Crevassed glacier-like form in Deuteronilus Mensae. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Tale of two flows

This image was taken in one of the regions on Mars well-known for its viscous flow features (VFF), which are massive flowing deposits believed to be composed of a mixture of ice and dust similar to glaciers on Earth. In … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Ridge and trough changes, Deuteronilus

Ridge and trough changes in Deuteronilus Mensae. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Possible moraines in Deuteronilus Mensae

Possible moraines in Deuteronilus Mensae. A moraine is a mass of rocks and sediment carried down and deposited by a glacier, typically as ridges at its edges. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Deuteronilus Mensae – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 11, 2015. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These false color images may reveal subtle variations … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Moving mass material on a mesa

This image appears to show some type of mass movement of material down the wall of a mesa in Deuteronilus Mensae. Also visible is an arc-shaped ridge at the end of the valley. The ridge may be a moraine from … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Layers around a mound

Beautiful Mars series. Layers around a mound in Deuteronilus Mensae. More Beautiful Mars images.

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