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- CRISM: Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars
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- HiRISE: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment
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- THEMIS: Thermal Emission Imaging System
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- Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Tag Archives: hills
There are many hills about 1 kilometer high in Juventae Chasma, which is located north of the main Valles Marineris canyon system. The floor of the canyon is covered by a sea of sand, but the hills rise above the … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, February 28, 2017. This VIS image shows part of Ariadnes Colles. The term colles means hills. The hills in this image are much brighter than the surroundings, possibly due to erosion or removal of the … Continue reading
Isolated layered hill in Isidis Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.
Knobs with lobate flows around their margins. Beautiful Mars series.
THEMIS Image of the Day, March 16, 2016. Today’s false color image shows a hill in Tyrrhena Terra. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, February 10, 2016. Today’s image is located on the boundary between Terra Sabaea and Utopia Planitia – west of yesterday’s image location. The morphology of this region is comprised of hills, some of which have … Continue reading
A defiant hill in Coprates Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.
Knob near Orcus Patera — This feature is similar in the morphology and formation process to the circular region we also imaged with ESP_038646_1805. Beautiful Mars series.
There are many hills and knobs on Mars that reveal aspects of the local geologic history. Typically the hills in the relatively-smooth region surrounding this image are flat topped erosional remnants or mesas with irregular or even polyhedral margins. These … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, September 16, 2014. The region shown in this VIS image is part of Gigas Sulci. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.