Tag Archives: scarps

THEMIS: Late summer scarps and textures

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 12, 2017. This VIS image shows more of the variety of textures on the south polar cap, as southern summer winds to its close. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: North Ismeniae Fossae scarp

North Ismeniae Fossae scarp. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Scarp at edge of Olympus Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 18, 2016. Today’s VIS image covers part of Olympus Rupes, the steep escarpment at the edge of Olympus Mons. The left side of the image is the flank of the volcano, the right side … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Scarp exposing basin floor in Arabia Terra

Scarp exposing basin floor deposits in Arabia Terra. Beautiful Mars series.

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Olympus Mons: slumps make terraces & scarps

Scientists from the Division of Planetary Sciences and Remote Sensing in the Institute of Geological Sciences at Freie Universität Berlin have succeeded in creating a model simulating the formation of mysterious structures on the surface of the Mars volcano, Olympus … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Scarp edge in northern Arabia Terra

A quiet afternoon in northern Arabia Terra. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Oenotria Scopuli — false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 30, 2015. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These false color images may reveal subtle variations … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Scarp in Promethei Terra

Scarp in Promethei Terra. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Lyell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 15, 2015. Numerous gullies are visible on the cliff face of a depression within the floor of Lyell Crater. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Eroded scarps in Cerberus Fossae

Eroded scarps in Cerberus Fossae. Beautiful Mars series.

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