Tag Archives: Ganges Chasma

THEMIS: Ganges Chasma false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 20, 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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THEMIS: Ganges Chasma false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 27, 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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THEMIS: Ganges Chasma false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 23, 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: Sand sheet in Ganges Chasma

Sand sheet in Ganges Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE image: Dunes streaming through hills

This dramatic image shows dark rippled bodies of sand, sometimes in the form of dunes, streaming through Ganges Chasma. The floor of the canyon is covered by hills and mesas, perhaps remnants of chaotic terrain that formed from sudden collapse … Continue reading

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Megaflood carved a valley in a week

Morella Crater is an ancient impact scar 78 kilometers (49 miles) across that sits barely 5 km (3 mi) away from the southern edge of the large canyon, Ganges Chasma. Roughly 3 billion years ago,  groundwater filled Morella Crater with … Continue reading

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