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THEMIS: False color on Thaumasia Planum and Coracis Fossae

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 6, 2018. Today’s VIS image is located on the margin between Thaumasia Planum and Coracis Fossae. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Thaumasia Planum in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 8, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Thaumasia Planum. 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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Thaumasia’s volcanic clues to Mars evolution

Researcher Don Hood from Louisiana State University and colleagues at collaborating universities studied an unusual region on Mars — an area with high elevation called Thaumasia Planum. They analyzed the geography and mineralogy of this area they termed Greater Thaumasia, which … Continue reading

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Dikes: key link between Thaumasia Planum, Tharsis, and Valles Marineris?

The area called Syria-Thaumasia is a big triangular block of Mars just east of three giant Tharsis volcanos: Arsia, Pavonis, and Ascraeus Montes. Valles Marineris bounds the block on the north, while its southwest and southeast sides are defined by … Continue reading

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