Tag Archives: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

HiRISE: Layered deposits in Uzboi Vallis

Layered deposits in Uzboi Vallis sometimes occur in alcoves along the valley and/or below where tributaries enter it. These deposits may record deposition into a large lake that once filled Uzboi Vallis when it was temporarily dammed at its northern … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Surface textures in Sinus Meridiani

Surface textures in Sinus Meridiani. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: A closer look at Holden Crater

Holden Crater in southern Margaritifer Terra displays a series of finely layered deposits on its floor (white and light purple in an enhanced color image). The layered deposits are especially well exposed in the southwestern section of the crater where … Continue reading

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MARCI weather report, March 6-12, 2017

Regional storm activity continued over Xanthe Terra as last week’s regional storm parked itself over the equator, just west of the Opportunity rover site. The storm extended from Chryse Planitia in the north to northwest Noachis in the southern hemisphere, … Continue reading

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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: Barchan dune changes

Barchan dune changes in the Hellespontus region. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Crater floor in Arabia Terra

Crater floor in Arabia Terra. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Bedrock outcrops in Kaiser Crater

This enhanced-color image shows a patch of well-exposed bedrock on the floor of Kaiser Crater. The wind has stripped off the overlying soil, and created grooves and scallops in the bedrock. The narrow linear ridges are fractures that have been … Continue reading

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HiRISE: West Coprates Chasma

West Coprates Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Dust ridges in Daedalia Planum

Dust ridges in Daedalia Planum. Beautiful Mars series.

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