Tag Archives: fluvial channels

HiRISE: Cored island

Cored island. This channel may have been used by both lava and water. One of the processes produced a crater-cored island and later, the downstream side was eroded away, leaving knobs and an inverted streamlined form. Beautiful Mars series. [More … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Merging stream channels in Xanthe Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 18, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows an unnamed channel in Xanthe Terra. The large bend in the channel was created as the flow of liquid from the bottom of the image was deflected by … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Winding channel in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 1, 2018. The northern margin of Terra Sabaea is a complex area between a cratered highland and complexly eroded lower plains. This VIS image of the region shows just one of the numerous unnamed … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Twisting channels in Hebrus Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 23, 2018. Located west of the Elysium Volcanic complex, Hebrus Valles is a complex channel system that flowed to the north. In this VIS image the channel features have the appearance of a channel … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Channel deposits in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 24, 2018. The northern margins of Arabia Terra and Terra Sabaea contain many unnamed channels. This channel is located in Terra Sabaea. The channel flow is toward the top of the image. This channel … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Streamlined features and fractures in Hebrus Valles

Streamlined features and fractures in Hebrus Valles. The rationale for this observation is to assess outflow channel discharges as well as getting a better look at the actual topography. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Interweaving channels of Osuga Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 18, 2018. Osuga Valles is a complex set of channels located near Eos Chasma. The channels were likely cut by multiple episodes of flowing water. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Channel within a channel in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 9, 2018. Today’s VIS image is located along the northern margin of Terra Sirenum. This unnamed channel contains a small channel within a larger channel. This would indicate two separate channel forming events. The … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Three channels exiting a crater lake

This image shows a roundish crater with three channels breaching the rim and extending to the south. The crater has been filled by sediments and may have been an ancient lake. When the water began to overtop the crater rim, … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Winding channel of Nanedi Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 30, 2018. This VIS image shows a section of Nanedi Valles, located in Xanthe Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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