Tag Archives: Tyrrhena Terra

HiRISE: Tell-tale bedrock in Tyrrhena Terra

Large craters, like this 50-kilometer diameter one, can uplift material from below and form a mountain-like central peak. Craters of this size on Mars become unstable as they form and collapse due to gravity. Craters with central peaks and terraced … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Cluster of dunes in Tyrrhena Terra

A cluster of dunes within a crater in Tyrrhena Terra. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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THEMIS: Landslides in Tyrrhena Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 13, 2018. This VIS image is located in an unnamed crater within Tyrrhena Terra. The ‘mitten’ shaped feature extends from the crater rim (bottom of frame) onto the crater floor. Radial surface grooves and … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Stranger (crater) things

Stranger (crater) things. Could this deposit at the bottom of an impact crater be a relic of glacial features? Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Hard knocks in Tyrrhena Terra

This enhanced-color image shows a small portion of a dark crater floor in the Tyrrhena Terra region of Mars. This is largely ancient hard bedrock that has been cratered by numerous impacts over the eons. Two other interesting geological features … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Star & barchan dunes, Tyrrhena Terra

We monitor the dunes so that you don’t have to. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Tyrrhena Terra’s diverse geology

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 19, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Tyrrhena Terra, with its diverse geological units highlighted by the colors.  The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Tyrrhena Terra in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 12, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Tyrrhena Terra. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Tyrrhena Terra – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 17, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Tyrrhena Terra. The top of the image is in Savich Crater and the low region at the bottom of the image is Peraea Cavus. The … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Tyrrhena Terra – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 16, 2016. Today’s false color image shows a hill in Tyrrhena Terra. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color … Continue reading

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