Tag Archives: Sinai Planum

THEMIS: Mega-gullies of Louros Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 2, 2018. Ius Chasma is unique from the other chasmata of Valles Marineris in possessing mega-gullies on both sides of the chasma. The largest mega-gullies are located in Sinai Planum, dissecting those plains and … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sapping gullies in Louros Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 1, 2018. Ius Chasma is unique from the other chasmata of Valles Marineris in possessing mega gullies on both sides of the chasma. The largest mega gullies are located in Sinai Planum, dissecting those … Continue reading

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HiRISE: High terrain between Sinai and Solis Plana

The terrain in this observation looks like an ancient uplifted crustal block. The area is riddled with faults (big cracks that allow rocks to slide) and ridges that look like uncovered magma dikes. A Mars Orbital Camera picture shows the … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Formations in Sinai Planum

Beautiful Mars series: Formations in Sinai Planum. More Beautiful Mars images.

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