Tag Archives: University of Arizona

HiRISE: Branched ridges in NE Arabia Terra

Branched ridges in northeast Arabia Terra. Could these features be inverted stream channels and a depositional (alluvial) fan? Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Dust devil in action

Dust devil tracks in the Diacria region. Our eye might deceive us, but that bright spot in the enhanced color image looks suspiciously like a dust devil in action. Hmmm…. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Pitted cones in Chryse Planitia

Pitted cones in Chryse Planitia. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Mysterious features on crater floor

Mysterious! These interesting-looking features are on the floor of crater near Amazonis Mensa. They might be wind-driven erosional features. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Impact crater near Tempe Terra

An impact crater near Tempe Terra. Despite this crater likely being extremely old and filled-in with material, we can still see its ejecta blanket. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Channels in Syria Planum

Channels in Syria Planum. The objective of this observation is to determine the nature of a curved channel with levees. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Gullies and crevasses on a mesa

Gullies and crevasses on a mesa. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Monitoring frost in Raga Crater

Monitoring frost in Raga Crater. We’re watching frost up-slope from known new gully flows in Raga. These appear to be distinct from recurring slope lineae we’ve seen in other craters. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Crater in the aureole of Pavonis Mons

A crater in the aureole of Pavonis Mons. This is an unusual crater in the Pavonis Mons aureole, possibly a glacial deposit. It appears to have secondaries or textured ejecta (sign of freshness), but is mostly infilled. It also has … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Dune field in a crater near Iaxartes Tholus

A dune field in a crater near Iaxartes Tholus. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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