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Tag Archives: sinuous ridge
A sinuous ridge in Peraea Cavus. In addition to the ridge, there’s also bright deposits here. A cavus is an irregular steep-sided depression usually in arrays or clusters. HiRISE Picture of the Day archive [More at links]
Sinuous ridge with a meander east of Meridiani Planum. Beautiful Mars series.
Convergent sinuous ridges in crater within Newcomb Crater. Beautiful Mars series.
North Hellas region layered rock and sinuous ridge exposures. Beautiful Mars series.
Planetary Geomorphology Image of the Month, February 29, 2016: Colman Gallagher (University College Dublin). Eskers are sinuous ridges composed of deposits (Image 1) laid down from meltwater flowing in tunnel-like conduits beneath glaciers (Image 2). On Earth, eskers are common components … Continue reading
A discontinuous sinuous ridge on the fourth planet from Sol. Beautiful Mars series.
Alluvial fans are piles of debris dumped by rivers when they emerge from the mountains and enter a mostly dry valley. A bajada (such as this example named after the famous American filmmaker) consists of a series of coalescing alluvial … Continue reading
There are some interesting erosional signs in this observation, which will make for a good comparison with other intracrater fans and fluvial sedimentary landforms. We can also see an inverted channel system, possibly ponded toward the southwest. As we’ve learned … Continue reading
Beautiful Mars series: Sinuous ridge and a mesa in Kasabi Crater. More Beautiful Mars images.