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Martian winters are shaping the landscape

Researchers based millions of kilometres from Mars have unveiled new evidence for how contemporary features are formed on the Red Planet. Their innovative lab-based experiments on carbon dioxide (CO2) sublimation – the process by which a substance changes from a … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Matara Crater dunes in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 26, 2017. Today’s false color image shows the dune field on the floor of Matara Crater in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Matara Crater’s sand sheet

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 25, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the floor of Matara Crater, including the sand sheet with surface dune forms. Matara Crater is located in Noachis Terra, the oldest part of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Matara Crater’s sand dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 20, 2017. Today’s false color image shows the sand sheet with surface dune forms on the floor of Matara Crater in Noachis Terra. Blue false color suggests basaltic sand, and Matara Crater is one … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Matara Crater dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 9, 2015. Today’s VIS image shows the dune field located in the floor of Matara Crater. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Melt

Beautiful Mars series: Melt. More Beautiful Mars images.

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