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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: The moving sands of Lobo Vallis

Bright ripples line the topography in this region, formed within a past climate. Dark dunes and sand streaks (composed of basaltic sand) have moved and filled lower areas, pushed by more recent winds from the top towards the bottom of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Flood scours in Lobo Vallis

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 18, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Lobo Vallis, which is part of the larger Kasei Valles, a giant flood channel. The dark blue material is most likely basaltic sand. The THEMIS VIS … Continue reading

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Mars Orbiter Mission: Sharonov Crater

Sharonov crater  is an impact crater of size 100 km located in Lunae Palus Quadrangle of Mars. Sharonov is located within the outflow channel system Kasei valles (Kasei mean Mars in Japanese language),  a giant system of canyons is Mare Acidalium and … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Streamlined island

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 15, 2014. Today’s VIS image shows a streamlined island in a broad channel in Chryse Planitia. The channel is part of the outflow region of Lobo Vallis, a northern branch of Kasei Valles. More … Continue reading

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