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HiRISE: Slide on down

Slide on down. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Coprates Chasma landslide

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 23, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Coprates Chasma. A gigantic landslide has slipped off the ridge crossing the image and dumped uncountable tons of rock at the bottom of the canyon. … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Ganges Chasma landslide

Ganges Chasma landslide. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Sand in Cimmeria, and a landslide

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 4, 2017. This VIS image shows a small dune field on the floor of an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. Just south of the dune field is the crater’s central peak, with what appears … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Canyon’s edge in Ganges Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 17, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Ganges Chasma. Dunes are visible on the floor of the canyon (bottom right corner of the full image). The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Rubble and ridges in Melas Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 5, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows part of the canyon wall of Melas Chasma. Landslides and “mass wasting” — the downslope movement of loose debris — have eroded the canyon walls and dumped a … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Landslide in Candor Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 16, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Candor Chasma. There is a landslide deposit from the rim of the chasma. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Gullies, channels, slumps in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 31, 2016. This VIS image shows a group of craters in Terra Sirenum. The elongate crater in the top half of the image has numerous gullies dissecting the inner crater rim as will has … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Landslide into Tiu Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 20, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows a landslide deposit from the cliffside along Tiu Valles. The mesas at the bottom of the image are part of Hydraotes Chaos. More THEMIS Images of the Day … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Juventae Chasma’s slides and slumps

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 13, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Juventae Chasma. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These … Continue reading

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