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HiRISE: Cone shaped hill

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

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THEMIS: Gigas Sulci

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.

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THEMIS: Colles

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 28, 2014. The term “colles” means hills. The hills in this VIS image are located on the northern plains near Phlegra Dorsa. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Hills

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 15, 2014. The group of hills in this VIS image are located on the floor of a large unnamed depression in northern Arabia Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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