Tag Archives: Kasei Valles

THEMIS: Kasei Valles in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 22, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows a section of Kasei Valles. Kasei Valles is a huge outflow channel that drains from the higher elevations of Tharsis down into the lowlands of Chryse Planitia. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lunae Mensa in Kasei Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 17, 2018. Today’s image shows a portion of Kasei Valles. The plateau in the center of the image is called Lunae Mensa. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Impact crater on the Kasei Valles floor

An impact crater on the floor of Kasei Valles. This impact crater is on platy-ridged material on the floor of Kasei Valles. We might be able to distinguish between lava and mud in the area. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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THEMIS: Flood-scoured island-mesa in Kasei Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 9, 2018. Today’s VIS image is located near the beginning of Kasei Valles. At the top of the image is the relative high land of Lunae Planum. The Kasei Valles channel is just below. … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Pits galore near Kasei Valles

Pits galore near Kasei Valles. These are located near the edge of a lava outflow region, for which there is evidence of subsurface tube flows. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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THEMIS: Lunae Planum’s Bahram Vallis

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 27, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a section of Bahram Vallis. This channel is located in northern Lunae Planum, south of Kasei Valles. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Echus Chasma mega-gullies

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 23, 2018. This VIS image shows one of the mega-gullies that empties into Echus Chasma. Echus Chasma is approximately 4km deep in this region, and is the source of Kasei Valles. More THEMIS Images … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Flood-scoured floor of Lobo Vallis

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 20, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a small portion of Lobo Vallis near where it recombines with Kasei Valles and empties into Chryse Planitia. Kasei Valles is a huge channel system that drained the … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Cataracts in Kasei Valles

Obviously these are not the kind of cataracts that can develop in the lenses of your eyes, but large erosional scallops that form in river channels, like the Niagara Falls draining the Great Lakes of North America. Cataracts are large … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Mesa in Nilokeras Scopulus

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 16, 2017. Do you see what I see? Looks like a deep water fish is yelling at me! (THEMIS Art #127) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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