Tag Archives: glacial deposits

HiRISE: Boundary of glacial-like flow on Arsia Mons

Boundary of glacial-like flow on Arsia Mons. The exposed bedrock layers on the eastern edge of this glacial-like formation are of scientific interest because they will allow us to understand the composition of the underlying bedrock. In addition, we are … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes and glacial deposits in Moreux Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 30, 2018. Moreux Crater is located in the northern part of Terra Sabaea. The crater has a region of sand dunes on the crater floor, as well as features that are similar to glacial … 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: The exposed exterior of a modified crater in Tantalus Fossae

The exposed exterior of a modified crater in Tantalus Fossae. Many craters in this area have been extensively modified, but few are sitting on the edge of a graben like this. This position exposes parts of the crater exterior and … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Go with the (bright) flow

Many slopes in the middle latitudes of Mars show icy flows or glaciers. The region shown here, in the south-facing slope of a crater, is unusual because the flows have bright highlights. The color and brightness variations are likely due … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Layers in Galle Crater

This image shows a layered deposit in Galle Crater, located in the Southern cratered highlands. The geologic history of Galle Crater is not well constrained, and it contains a variety of features that have been interpreted as fluvial, lacustrine or … Continue reading

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