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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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HiRISE: Einstein and Mars

In February 1917, Albert Einstein wrote in a letter: “It is a pity that we do not live on Mars and just observe man’s nasty antics by telescope.” We do have a telescope at Mars, but we use it to … 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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