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The banded terrain on Mars

Planetary Geomorphology Image of the Month, March 1, 2019: Hannes Bernhardt (Arizona State University). An article on the banded terrain cannot be commenced by a traditional definition, as it appears to be a truly singular occurrence in the Solar System. … Continue reading

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HiRISE: A mass of viscous flow features

Viscous, lobate flow features are commonly found at the bases of slopes in the mid-latitudes of Mars, and are often associated with gullies. These features are bound by ridges that resemble terrestrial moraines, suggesting that these deposits are ice-rich, or … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Flow near Reull Vallis

Flow near Reull Vallis. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Volcanic flow features in Elysium Planitia

Volcanic flow features in southern Elysium Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Tale of two flows

This image was taken in one of the regions on Mars well-known for its viscous flow features (VFF), which are massive flowing deposits believed to be composed of a mixture of ice and dust similar to glaciers on Earth. In … Continue reading

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