Tag Archives: sedimentary deposits

HiRISE: Stair-stepped hill in central Arabia Terra

Stair-stepped hill in central Arabia Terra. Stratified material eroded so as to look something like a wedding cake. A cliff-bench slope expression, apparently mantled with dust, each layer is roughly the same thickness as the next. Beautiful Mars series. [More … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Colorful layers in Ariadnes Colles

This image shows bedrock layers of diverse colors and composition. [More at link]

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HiRISE: Layered material in a crater floor in Noachis Terra

Layered material in a crater floor in Noachis Terra. Beautiful Mars series.

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