Tag Archives: University of Arizona

HiRISE: Semi-sinuous ridge and stratified material in Arabia Terra

Semi-sinuous ridge and stratified material in Arabia Terra. Looks like inverted stream channels that contributed to a lake or pond, with stratified sedimentary rock units in the depression. Important imaging for understanding how to best distinguish cratered, erosion-resistant sedimentary rock … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Exposed bedrock in Millochau Crater

Exposed bedrock in Millochau Crater. There are some very nice sediments here. The crater measures 115 kilometers in diameter and was named after French astronomer Gaston Millochau. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Ongoing dune activity in Ganges Chasma

Ongoing dune activity in Ganges Chasma. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Linear ridge network north of Antoniadi Crater

A linear ridge network to the north of Antoniadi Crater. The objective of this observation is to examine a linear ridge network. This network may have been a consequence of fluids raised along faults created by impacts. They have also … Continue reading

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HiRISE: We’ll always have the South Pole

We’ll always have the South Pole. While the global dust storm has obscured much of the surface, we’ve still been able to get some good images of the polar region. Can you also spot the example of pareidolia here? Beautiful … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Source of flow east of Olympus Mons

Source of flow to the east of Olympus Mons. Here we see part of a linear depression with branching segments in Amazonian volcanic plains east of Olympus Mons. The flow source from this feature that exhibit volcanic and/or fluvial characteristics. … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Layers in a collapse trough near Aromatum Chaos

Layers in a collapse trough near Aromatum Chaos. Aromatum Chaos is a large depression, possibly formed due to a catastrophic flood event. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Impact crater on the Kasei Valles floor

An impact crater on the floor of Kasei Valles. This impact crater is on platy-ridged material on the floor of Kasei Valles. We might be able to distinguish between lava and mud in the area. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Gullies in a crater in Acidalia Planitia

Gullies in a crater in Acidalia Planitia. The objective of this observation is to examine gullies on the north wall of a crater. The slope looks quite steep and the gullies are fairly straight. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Flow over a crater rim in Daedalia Planum

A flow over a crater rim in far eastern Daedalia Planum.  Lava flow over-topped crater rim and some lava poured down crater wall. Perhaps it is possible to use knowledge of crater rim, wall (slope), etc., as well as lava … Continue reading

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