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HiRISE: This speckled landscape

This speckled landscape. In addition to the bright rock, there are mounds with pits at their summits. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Pitted cones: possible methane sources?

This observation shows relatively bright mounds scattered throughout darker and diverse surfaces in Chryse Planitia. These mounds are hundreds of meters in size. The largest of the mounds shows a central pit, similar to the collapsed craters found at the … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Faults and pitted mounds in Utopia Planitia

Faults and pitted mounds in Utopia Planitia. This is the summit of a high massif. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Pitted mounds in Aurorae Chaos

Pitted mounds in Aurorae Chaos. Beautiful Mars series.

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