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Tag Archives: Nirgal Valles
[Editor’s note: From a paper by Sharon Wilson and three co-authors recently published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.] • We identify and characterize a deposit (upper and lower units) on the floor of Uzboi Vallis near the confluence of … Continue reading
In this observation, we see a set of straight ridges in ancient bedrock near Nirgal Valles. The patterns indicate fractures from tectonic stresses, but how have they been hardened to now stand in positive relief after billions of years of … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, June 22, 2017. Do you see what I do? Someone on Mars is smiling at me. (THEMIS Art #131) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.
THEMIS Image of the Day, March 2, 2017. This VIS image shows a portion of Nirgal Vallis. A tributary of the channel is seen on the left side of the image, with the main channel crossing the image from left … Continue reading
Terrain northeast of Nirgal Vallis. Beautiful Mars series.
The gullies in this image are within the valley wall of an ancient channel — Nirgal Vallis — a testament to flowing water in Mars’ ancient past. However, the formation of gullies are still the subject of much debate with … Continue reading
Possible phyllosilicates in Nirgal Vallis. Beautiful Mars series.