Tag Archives: Phlegra Montes

HiRISE: Layers in a crater near Phlegra Montes

Layers in a crater near Phlegra Montes. The objective of this observation is to examine layers near the top of a crater. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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THEMIS: The bumpy hills of Arcadia Planitia

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 21, 2018. The hills in this VIS image are part of mound located in Arcadia Plantia. Just west of these hills is a long region of grouped hills called Phlegra Montes. The soft contours, … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Exposed cross section of a flow

Exposed cross section of a flow in Phlegra Montes: Material may have moved down the valley, then been truncated. If this is indeed what happened, this could be important because it shows the inside of a flow. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Flow of material through a gap in a crater rim in Phlegra Montes

Flow of material through a gap in a crater rim in Phlegra Montes. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Glacial-like outwash in Phlegra Montes?

Possible glacial-like outwash systems in Phlegra Montes. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Phlegra Montes

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 22, 2015. This VIS image shows a portion of the hills that make up Phlegra Montes. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: A hill divided

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 7, 2015. Today’s VIS image shows an elevated group of hills east of Phlegra Montes. This highland is divided by a linear channel that is most likely of tectonic origin. More THEMIS Images of … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Cracks in a debris apron

The objective of this observation is to investigate the nature of large fissures in a smooth apron around a mound in the Phlegra region. The apron could be (or could have been) ice-rich, so one possibility is that the fissures … Continue reading

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HRSC: Phlegra Montes, southern tip

Colour image of the southernmost portion of Phlegra Montes on Mars, a complex system of isolated hills, ridges and small basins that spans over 1400 km from the Elysium volcanic region at about 30ÂșN and deep into the northern lowlands … Continue reading

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