Tag Archives: Deuteronilus Mensae

HiRISE: Mounds in depressions in Deuteronilus Mensae

Mounds in depressions in Deuteronilus Mensae. The objective of this observation is to determine the nature of round mounds in depressions. The depressions may be part of the ribbed upper plains unit. Some of the edges of the depressions are … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Quite smoooooth

Quite smoooooth. Here in Deuteronilus Mensae, there is a smooth geologic unit overlying plains material. There are also slightly convex-up edges, polygonal patterns on the surface, and softened craters. HiRISE Picture of the Day archive. [More at links]

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Mapping potential sources of Mars water

Missions carrying humans to Mars will require on-site resources, and a project led by Planetary Science Institute (PSI) scientists Nathaniel Putzig and Gareth Morgan is mapping the availability of potential shallow water-ice sources across the surface of the Red Planet. … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Gullies and crevasses on a mesa

Gullies and crevasses on a mesa. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: This speckled landscape

This speckled landscape. In addition to the bright rock, there are mounds with pits at their summits. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Degraded crater and lineated flow in Deuteronilus Mensae

A degraded crater and lineated flow in Deuteronilus Mensae. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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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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