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THEMIS: Summit caldera edge, Pavonis Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 2, 2017. This image shows part of the two summit calderas of Pavonis Mons. The surface in the majority of the image is the floor of the larger caldera. The smaller caldera occupies the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Collapse pits and lava tubes

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 1, 2017. This image shows part of the southern flank of Pavonis Mons. Several faults run from the left to the right side of the image. Lava flows, and the lava collapse features at … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Fractures on Pavonis Mons’ flank

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 31, 2017. This image shows part of the western flank of Pavonis Mons. The linear features are faults. Faulting usually includes change of elevation, where blocks of material slide down the fault. Paired faults … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Collapsed lava tubes on Pavonis Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 30, 2017. This image shows part of the southern flank of Pavonis Mons. The linear and sinuous features mark the locations of lava tubes and graben that occur on both sides of the volcano … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Pavonis Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 8, 2016. This VIS image shows part of the area where Pavonis Chasma intersects with Pavonis Fossae. It is a region of lava flows from Pavonis Mons and depressions likely formed by collapse into … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Wind-scoured lava flows of Pavonis Mons

This image shows a circular impact crater and an oval volcanic caldera on the southern flank of a large volcano on Mars called Pavonis Mons. The caldera is also the source of numerous finger-like lava flows and at least one … Continue reading

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Mars Orbiter Mission: Olympus Mons

Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in the solar system which is present on planet Mars. The altitude of Olympus Mons is nearly three times the altitude of the largest peak on Earth, Mt.Everest. Tharsis volcanoes are Arsia Mons, Pavonis … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Right angle on Pavonis Mons

A right angle on Pavonis Mons; this feature could be a possible fracture or erosional feature. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Lava flows

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 5, 2015. This VIS image shows lava flows near the eastern flank of Pavonis Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Pavonis Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 11, 2014. Today’s VIS image shows part of the western flank of Pavonis Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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