Tag Archives: Lycus Sulci

THEMIS: Crosscross tectonics in Lycus Sulci

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 14, 2018. Lycus Sulci is a very complex region surrounding the northern and western flanks of Olympus Mons. This VIS image shows some of the tectonic features found in Lycus Sulci as well as … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dust avalanches in Lycus Sulci

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 14, 2018. Lycus Sulci is a very complex region surrounding the northern and western flanks of Olympus Mons. This VIS image shows some of the tectonic ridges found in Lycus Sulci as well as … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Spiny ridges of Lycus Sulci

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 29, 2018. Lycus Sulci is a very complex region surrounding the northern and western flanks of Olympus Mons. This VIS image shows several features found in Lycus Sulci including tectonic derived ridges with dark … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Textures

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 9, 2015. Several different surface textures are evident in this VIS image. This complex region is located between Lycus Sulci to the south and Acheron Fossae to the north, all of which is just … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Ridge and talus in Lycus Sulci

This image nicely captures several influential geologic processes that have shaped the landscape of Lycus Sulci. Our observation covers an area of about 7.5 by 5.4 kilometers in Lycus Sulci, located just to the northwest of Olympus Mons in the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lycus Sulci

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 7, 2014. Today’s VIS image shows a portion of Lycus Sulci, a complex region of ridges located on the northern side of Olympus Mons. The term sulci means subparallel furrows and ridges. More THEMIS … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lycus Sulci

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 27, 2014. Dark slope streaks are a common feature on the cliff faces of Lycus Sulci. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Swirling slope streaks

Beautiful Mars series: Swirling slope streaks in Lycus Sulci. More Beautiful Mars images.

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