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THEMIS: Isolated hills on Arcadia Planitia

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 23, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows some of the plains of Arcadia Planitia in the northern lowlands. Isolated small hills are a common feature in this part of the planitia. Hills like these … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Pitted cone & wrinkle ridge, Aurorae Chaos

Pitted cone crosscut by a wrinkle ridge in Aurorae Chaos. These are possible mud or igneous volcanoes. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Volcanic landforms in SE Elysium Planitia

Various volcanic landforms in southeast Elysium Planitia. The second image [above] is at full resolution, less than 1 km across, both are 279 km above the surface. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Cratered cones and ridges in Isidis Planitia

Cratered cones and ridges in Isidis Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Pits on Kasei Valles lava

Pits on Kasei Valles lava. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Southwestern Elysium Planitia

Southwestern Elysium Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Pitted cones in Melas Chasma

Pitted cones in Melas Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Cratered cones in Acidalia Planitia

This image shows part of a broad plain covered with cratered cones and domes in the Northern lowlands of Mars. These cones are typically lighter and smoother than their surroundings, and also have different colors. One possible explanation for these … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Cones in circles

Cones in circles. There are different interpretations of these features and their origin, including volcanic and extruded sediments (e.g. mud volcanoes). Beautiful Mars series.

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