Tag Archives: lacustrine sediments

HiRISE: Fans and crater floor deposits southeast of Vinogradov Crater

This white, purple, and pink surface is located on the floor of an impact crater on the southeast rim of the larger Vinogradov Crater in southern Margaritifer Terra. The surface consists of what is left of a series of thin … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terby Crater’s unread geo-history book

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 3, 2016. Today’s false color image shows the northern part of Terby Crater. This image shows the layered deposits that fill the crater. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can … Continue reading

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Sedimentology and hydrology of Amazonian paleo-fluvio-lacustrine system in Moa Valles

Planetary Geomorphology Image of the Month, March 31, 2016: Francesco Salese (Università D’Annunzio, Italy). Mars, is one of the planetary bodies where water flowed and where it may transiently flow today under certain conditions. Many martian paleodrainage systems and well-preserved … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Sirenum – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 15, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Terra Sirenum. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a … Continue reading

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Valleys, deltas, and lacustrine sediment in the southwestern Melas Basin, Valles Marineris

Planetary Geomorphology Image of the Month, July 30, 2015: Joel Davis (University College, London, UK). During the last few decades, dry river valley networks and delta fan structures have been found to be increasingly common on ancient terrains on the … Continue reading

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