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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: More Images

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 11:33 PM


Two Generations of Windblown Sediments

This colorful scene is situated in the Noctis Labyrinthus, perched high on the Tharsis rise in the upper reaches of the Valles Marineris canyon system. (Audio by Tre Gibbs. Enhanced color images are 1 km across.) http://www.uahirise....ESP_033262_1725

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona  

Source: University of Arizona, HiRISE site - HiClips

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 11:36 PM


Martian Glaciers and Brain Terrain

Scientists now know that Mars has a lot more ice than once thought. Many lobate features are now known to be almost pure ice, like glaciers on the Earth. (Audio by Tre Gibbs. Enhanced color images are 1 km across.) http://www.uahirise....ESP_033165_2195

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona  

Source: University of Arizona, HiRISE site - HiClips

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 11:38 PM


Sinuous Ridge Cutting Across Geologic Units of the Medusae Fossae Formation

At this location is an exceptionally long sinuous ridge, possibly an inverted fluvial feature, that cuts across newly mapped geologic units of the Medusae Fossae Formation. (Audio by Tre Gibbs. Enhanced color images are 1 km across.) http://www.uahirise....ESP_032620_1780

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona  

Source: University of Arizona, HiRISE site - HiClips

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