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HiRISE: A mass of viscous flow features

Viscous, lobate flow features are commonly found at the bases of slopes in the mid-latitudes of Mars, and are often associated with gullies. These features are bound by ridges that resemble terrestrial moraines, suggesting that these deposits are ice-rich, or … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Muddy ejecta flow

This small 2 kilometer-wide crater was sitting around, minding its own business when a meteoroid struck the ground just to the west and created a new, larger crater almost 10 kilometers in diameter (not pictured). The ejecta spraying out of … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Flow near Reull Vallis

Flow near Reull Vallis. Beautiful Mars series.

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A mud flow on Mars?

Planetary Geomorphology Image of the Month, October 31, 2015: Lionel Wilson (Lancaster University, UK) and Peter Mouginis-Mark (University of Hawaii). Image 1 shows a distinctive flow deposit southwest of the Cerberus Fossae on Mars.  The flow source is a ~20 … Continue reading

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