Tag Archives: mass wasting

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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THEMIS: Juventae Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 31, 2016. Today’s false color images 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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THEMIS: Dark slope streaks in Arabia Terra crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 22, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows part of an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. The inner rim of the crater has numerous dark streaks. It is possible that these features form due to downslope … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes on floor of Juventae Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 19, 2016. Today’s image shows part of the southern margin of Juventae Chasma. Also visible are sand dunes located on the floor of the canyon. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Juventae Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 18, 2016. This VIS image shows the southern wall of Juventae Chasma. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Ridges and rubble in Ius Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 28, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ius 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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HiRISE: Wall of crater NW of Xainza Crater

Wall of a crater northwest of Xainza Crater. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Slope instability

One small section of this image shows boulders that have rolled down the slope of a crater wall. The boulders vary in size, with the largest one approximately 6 meters across. Unlike the boulder in a previous image, this one … Continue reading

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