Tag Archives: Hephaestus Fossae

THEMIS: Complex feature in Hephaestus Fossae

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 8, 2018. This VIS image is located at the eastern end of Hephaestus Fossae. Hephaestus Fossae is a channel system in Utopia Planitia near Elysium Mons. It has been proposed that the channel formed … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Hephaestus Fossae channel and crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 18, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a crater on Hephaestus Fossae. The crater is fairly young, as there is only minimal modification of the crater floor. While it appears that the crater sits of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Hephaestus Fossae

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 16, 2015. Located west of Elysium Mons, Hephaestus Fossae is a long, complex fracture system. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HRSC image: Flood after the impact

Large and small, hundreds of thousands of craters scar the surface of Mars, hollowed out by a multitude of asteroids and comets that impacted the Red Planet throughout its history. This image shows a region of the planet’s northern hemisphere … Continue reading

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