Tag Archives: Orson Welles Crater

HiRISE: Dunes flowing…

Dunes flowing like martian wine. There are also some nice ridges and light-toned deposits here in Orson Welles Crater. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Sinuous ridge on Orson Welles bajada

Alluvial fans are piles of debris dumped by rivers when they emerge from the mountains and enter a mostly dry valley. A bajada (such as this example named after the famous American filmmaker) consists of a series of coalescing alluvial … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Wall of Orson Welles Crater

Beautiful Mars series. Wall of Orson Welles Crater. More Beautiful Mars images.

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