Tag Archives: Russell Crater

THEMIS: Big dunes and little ones in Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 14, 2018. This VIS image shows part of the floor of Russell Crater, including sand dunes of mulitple sizes. Russell Crater is located in Noachis Terra. Do small dunes merge to become big ones? … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sand dunes in Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 21, 2018. The large complex dune form in this VIS image is located on the floor of Russell Crater. Russell Crater is in Noachis Terra. (Features may look odd because sunlight is coming from … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Basaltic sands in Russell Crater dune ridge

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 11, 2017. This image shows the western part of the dune field on the floor of Russell Crater. This is a false color image of Russell crater and it’s surroundings. Sand dunes usually appear … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Higher Sun angle changes look of Russell Crater’s dunes & dune ridge

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 10, 2017. This image shows the central part of the dune field on the floor of Russell Crater, including the large dune ridge. Comparing this image to yesterday’s you will see a significant difference … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dune field and ridge in Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 9, 2017. This image shows the central part of the dune field on the floor of Russell Crater, including the smaller dunes and the massive ridge of sand. Russell Crater is located in Noachis … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes changing from little to big

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 8, 2017. This image shows part of the dune field just south of the large sand ridge – which is visible on the very top of the image. There is a huge range of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Massive dune ridge in Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 7, 2017. This image shows the central part of the dune field on the floor of Russell Crater. The large ridge “bends” about 60 degrees from parallel to the right side of the image … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Fingers of sand in Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 4, 2017. This image shows the western part of the dune field on the floor of Russell Crater. Russell Crater is located in Noachis Terra. A spectacular dune ridge and other dune forms on … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Russell Crater dune ridge, north end

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 3, 2017. This image shows the western section of the large sand ridge on the floor of Russell Crater. This is also the northern extent of the dune field. The crest of the large … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Big dunes grow from small: Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 2, 2017. This image shows individual dunes on the floor of Russell Crater, as well as larger dunes created by individual dunes coalescing. These dunes are in the western part of the dune field. … Continue reading

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