Tag Archives: Terra Cimmeria

HiRISE: Landforms in Terra Cimmeria

Landforms in Terra Cimmeria. Terra Cimmeria is one part of the heavily cratered, Southern highland region of Mars. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Gullies and voids

Intricate gullies have formed on the northern wall of this impact crater located in the Terra Cimmeria region. This crater may have formed in a region rich in ground water. This ground water likely flowed down the wall, eventually eroding … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Fresh shallow valleys

Fresh shallow valleys. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Crater with possible phyllosilicates

Crater with possible phyllosilicates in the Terra Cimmeria highlands. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Terra Cimmeria impact-crater ejecta

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 18, 2017. This VIS image shows an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. Note how the ejecta overlays the surrounding terrain, radial to the crater. What produces the two ejecta fields that blanket the ground, … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Cimmeria’s Corozal Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 6, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Corozal Crater in Terra Cimmeria. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Plains of Terra Cimmeria in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 24, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Terra Cimmeria. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Rough rim on Horowitz Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 4, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the northern rim of Horowitz Crater, which is located in Terra Cimmeria. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sand in Cimmeria, and a landslide

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 4, 2017. This VIS image shows a small dune field on the floor of an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. Just south of the dune field is the crater’s central peak, with what appears … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sand sheet in Cimmeria crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 30, 2017. Today’s VIS image shows a sand sheet with surface dune forms on the floor of an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.  

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