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HiRISE: Gullies in Icaria Planum crater

A certain starkness. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Faults and gullies in Hebes Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 16, 2017. This image shows the part of the northern cliff face of Hebes Chasma at the top of the image. The linear features aligned diagonally across the top of the image are large … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Crater rim layers, rubble, and gullies

This is a close view of the rim and upper wall of an impact crater on the Martian surface. The layers in enhanced color are exposed subsurface strata that are relatively resistant to erosion. Boulder-like rubble beyond the crater rim … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Monitoring steep slopes in Asimov Crater

Monitoring the steep slopes of Asimov Crater. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Those rugged slopes

Those rugged slopes. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Gullies and craters and dunes, oh my!

This unnamed, approximately 30-kilometer diameter crater, formed in the Southern highlands of Mars. Our image shows regions of geologic diversity within, making this an interesting spot for scientists to study how different Martian processes interact with each other. Gullies, or … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Slide on down

Slide on down. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Gullies in Ariadnes Colles

Gullies in Ariadnes Colles. Beautiful Mars series.

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Subsurface as the key to surface on Martian gullies

Planetary Geomorphology Image of the Month, May 31, 2017: T. de Has (Durham University). Martian gullies are composite landforms that comprise an alcove, channel and depositional fan. They are very young geological features, some of which have been active over … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Colorful equatorial gullies in Krupac Crater

Although large gullies (ravines) are concentrated at higher latitudes, there are gullies on steep slopes in equatorial regions. An enhanced-color closeup shows part of the rim and inner slope of Krupac Crater located just 7.8 degrees south of the equator. … Continue reading

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