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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This image, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the transition between the 'Murray Formation,' in which layers are poorly expressed and difficult to trace from orbit, and the hematite ridge, which is made up of continuous layers.
PIA18785:
Geological Transition
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This map shows the route driven by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the 'Bradbury Landing' location where it landed in August 2012 to the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop where it drilled into the lowest part of Mount Sharp.
PIA18607:
Curiosity Mars Rover's Route from Landing to 'Pahrump Hills'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-20 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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These images were taken of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Oct. 19, 2014, during the comet's close flyby of Mars and the spacecraft.
PIA18618:
First Resolved Image of a Long-Period Comet's Nucleus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This graph shows changes in apparent brightness of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring as it approached and receded from Mars, as seen by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The pattern suggests the comet rotates once every eight hours.
PIA18862:
Brightness Rhythm of Mars Flyby Comet Is Clue to Rotation Rate
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Five images of comet Siding Spring taken within a 35-minute period as it passed near Mars on Oct. 19, 2014, provide information about the size of the comet's nucleus. The images were acquired by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA18863:
Mars Orbiter Sizes Up Passing Comet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-08 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This map shows the route driven by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the location where it landed in August 2012 to the 'Pahrump Hills' outcrop at the base of Mount Sharp.
PIA19067:
Curiosity Mars Rover's Route from Landing to Base of Mount Sharp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This annotated image taken on Dec. 15, 2014 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a bright feature interpreted as the United Kingdom's Beagle 2 Lander, which was never heard from after its expected Dec. 25, 2003, landing.
PIA19108:
Beagle 2 Lander Observed by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This annotated image, taken in 2014, shows where features seen in an observation by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have been interpreted as hardware from the Dec. 25, 2003, arrival at Mars of the United Kingdom's Beagle 2 Lander.
PIA19106:
Components of Beagle 2 Flight System on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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A configuration interpreted as the United Kingdom's Beagle 2 Lander, with solar panels at least partially deployed, is indicated in this composite of two images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA19107:
Beagle 2 Lander on Mars, With Panels Deployed
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-04-08 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Coprates Chasma is located in the huge canyon system, Vallis Marineris. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter finds indications of high thermal inertia.
PIA19357:
What on Mars is a High Thermal-Inertia Surface?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-08 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This June 27, 2014, image from the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows NASA's Curiosity Mars rover on the rover's landing-ellipse boundary, which is superimposed on the image.
PIA18399:
Curiosity Mars Rover Reaching Edge of Its Landing Ellipse
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-11-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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A dune in the northern polar region of Mars shows significant changes between June 25, 2008 and May 21, 2010 in one of two images taken on by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA14880:
Movement in Martian Dune Field Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-11-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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A rippled dune front in Herschel Crater on Mars moved an average of about one meter (about one yard) between March 3, 2007 and December 1, 2010, as seen in one of two images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA14879:
Rippling Dune Front in Herschel Crater on Mars Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-11-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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A rippled dune front in Herschel Crater on Mars moved an average of about two meters (about two yards) between March 3, 2007 and December 1, 2010, as seen in one of two images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA14878:
Rippling Dune Front in Herschel Crater on Mars Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-11-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The eastern margin of a rippled dune in Herschel Crater on Mars moved an average distance of three meters (about three yards) between March 3, 2007 and December 1, 2010, in one of two images taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA14877:
Shifting Sand in Herschel Crater Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-11-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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A rippled patch of sand in Becquerel Crater on Mars moved about two meters (about two yards) between November 24, 2006 and September 5, 2010, in one of two images taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA14876:
Blowing in the Martian Wind Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Periodic Layering in Martian Sedimentary Rocks
PIA11441:
Periodic Layering in Martian Sedimentary Rocks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-02-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Phoenix
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This image, taken Jan. 26, 2012, shows NASA's no-longer-active Phoenix Mars Lander spacecraft after its second Martian arctic winter.
PIA15110:
Phoenix Lander After Second Martian Winter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-28 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Opportunity Gets Ready to Roll
PIA09690:
Opportunity Gets Ready to Roll
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-04-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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NASA's Curiosity Mars rover and its tracks are visible in this view combining information from three observations by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. You need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA18082:
Stereo View of Curiosity and Rover Tracks at 'the Kimberley,' April 2014
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-03 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
HiRISE
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This map shows where NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has driven since landing at a site subsequently named 'Bradbury Landing,' and traveling to an overlook position near beside 'Point Lake,' in drives totaling 1,703 feet (519 meters).
PIA16577:
Curiosity Rover's Traverse, August through November 2012
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is of one many that highlights new discoveries; one of these is that many sand dunes and ripples are moving, some at rates of several meters per year.
PIA17646:
Migrating and Static Sand Ripples on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-21 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was planned to search for gully activity in the Northern Hemisphere.
PIA17641:
Frosted Impact Crater in Late Northern Winter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-01-12 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the surface outside this large crater is relatively dark, while the interior wall of the crater exposes lighter, layered bedrock of diverse colors.
PIA13726:
Layers Exposed in Crater Near Mawrth Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-01-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an area of layered deposits in Candor Chasma. Sheets and dunes of dark-toned sand cover the light-toned, layered bedrock.
PIA13725:
Layered Bedrock in Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This view, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter from Martian orbit, shows a pale circular shape in the center is a low plateau called 'Home Plate'; the bright dot just to the left NASA's rover Spirit.
PIA12205:
Orbital View of Spirit at 'Troy'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-07-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of the Claritas Fossae region, characterized by systems of 'graben.' A graben forms when a block of the planet's crust drops down between two faults, due to extension, or pulling, of the crust.
PIA14461:
Faults in Claritas Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-07-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows erosional features formed by seasonal frost near the south pole of Mars. During the winter, high latitudes on Mars build up deposits of carbon dioxide frost that can be several feet thick.
PIA14459:
Erosion Features near the South Pole of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the funnel-shaped terminus of Lethe Vallis, a winding channel in the Elysium Planitia region of Mars; the floor is covered in solidified lava and blanketed by a thin layer of light-toned dust.
PIA13612:
End of Lethe Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-12 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The crater shown in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has very few craters superposed on it, which attests to its youth. It also has very steep slopes and a sharp rim; more evidence of its young age.
PIA13611:
Fresh Crater with Gullies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observance from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a formation of large outflow channels on Mars' Aureum Chaos.
PIA13610:
Light-Toned Outcrop in Aureum Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a number of unusual, quasi-circular structures that apparently formed within bright flows in Meridiani Planum.
PIA13608:
Concentric Structures in Meridiani Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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First HiRISE Image of Mars
PIA08060:
First HiRISE Image of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Detail of First Mars Image from Newly Arrived Camera
PIA08014:
Detail of First Mars Image from Newly Arrived Camera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-08 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This stereo view shows fractured mounds on the southern edge of Elysium Planitia on Mars. It combines two images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA11446:
Elysium Planitia, Mars - Fractured Mounds in Stereo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Periodic Layering in Martian Sedimentary Rocks, Oblique View
PIA11442:
Periodic Layering in Martian Sedimentary Rocks, Oblique View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Two Southern Hemisphere Craters
PIA09622:
Two Southern Hemisphere Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Tectonic fractures within the Candor Chasma region of Valles Marineris, Mars, retain ridge-like shapes as the surrounding bedrock erodes away
PIA09189:
Ridges as Evidence of Fluid Alteration
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on March 24, 2006, in the mid-latitudes of Mars' southern hemisphere near the giant Argyre impact basin. It is located just to the west of a prominent scarp known as Bosporos Rupes.
PIA08047:
Landscape West of Bosporos Rupes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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First Mars Image from Newly Arrived Camera
PIA08013:
First Mars Image from Newly Arrived Camera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Seasonal frost commonly forms at middle and high latitudes on Mars, much like winter snow on Earth. However, on Mars most frost is carbon dioxide (dry ice) rather than water ice. This image is from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA19852:
Frosty Gullies on the Northern Plains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This scene captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter includes chaotic deposits with a wide range of colors. The deposits are distinctive with both unique colors and small-scale textures such as fracture patterns.
PIA19860:
Diverse Deposits in Melas Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a portion of a long valley system in northern Arabia Terra.
PIA19861:
A Fresh Shallow Valley Transitions to an Inverted Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This enhanced-color image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows gullies in the northern wall of an unnamed crater in Utopia Planitia. The banked, sinuous shape of the gully channels suggest that water was involved in their formation.
PIA19862:
Gullies on the Wall of an Unnamed Crater in Utopia Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-08-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Among the many discoveries by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter since the mission was launched on Aug. 12, 2005, are seasonal flows on some steep slopes. These flows have a set of characteristics consistent with shallow seeps of salty water.
PIA19805:
For Anniversary of Orbiter's Launch: Seasonal Flows in Mars' Valles Marineris
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The workings of the Martian winds are visible in this image of sand dunes trapped inside an unnamed crater in southern Terra Cimmeria captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA19941:
Which Came First?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Dark, narrow streaks on Martian slopes such as these at Hale Crater are inferred to be formed by seasonal flow of water on contemporary Mars as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA19916:
Recurring 'Lineae' on Slopes at Hale Crater, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Dark narrow streaks, called 'recurring slope lineae,' emanate from the walls of Garni Crater on Mars, in this view constructed from observations by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA19917:
Dark, Recurring Streaks on Walls of Garni Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The dark, narrow streaks flowing downhill on Mars at sites such as this portion of Horowitz Crater are inferred to be formed by seasonal flow of water on modern-day Mars in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA19918:
Recurring "Lineae" on Slopes at Horowitz Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a location on Mars associated with the best-selling novel and Hollywood movie, 'The Martian.' It is the science-fiction tale's planned landing site for the Ares 4 mission.
PIA19914:
'The Martian' Story's Ares 4 Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In the best-selling novel 'The Martian' and the movie based on it, stranded astronaut Mark Watney's adventures take him to the rim of Mawrth Crater. This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the nature of this terrain.
PIA19915:
Western Edge of Mars' Marth Crater, a Movie Location
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Kasei Valles is a valley system was likely carved by some combination of flowing water and lava. In some areas, erosion formed cliffs along the flow path resulting in water or lava falls as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA20004:
Kasei Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Sometimes a central pit forms inside some Martian craters, especially when there's substantial ground ice. Such is the case in this observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA20005:
Gullies in a Central Pit Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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On an early fall afternoon in Ganges Chasma (Valles Marineris), NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft managed to capture a cluster of eight dust devils.
PIA20045:
Marching Dust Devils
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This whole area, located in Solis Planum, is an interesting, tectonic terrain south of Noctis Labrynthus which generally slopes toward the south as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA20157:
Down in the Paleochannels
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft contains interesting examples of crosscutting, sinuous and straight ridges. Both ridges may be ancient river deposits.
PIA20160:
Inverted Meandering Rivers at a Possible Future Mars Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows bright and dark patterns with curving boundaries. This region of Echus Chasma has been flooded by lava flows that produced rough and smooth surfaces.
PIA20209:
Strange Patterns in Echus Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This map shows the route driven by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the location where it landed in August 2012 to its location in December 2015.
PIA20172:
Curiosity Rover's Traverse, First 1,185 Sols on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This map shows the route on lower Mount Sharp that NASA's Curiosity followed between April 19, 2015, and Nov. 5, 2015.
PIA20173:
Curiosity's Path During 2015 Studies of Silica-Rich Rocks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Schaeberle Crater is a large, heavily-infilled crater with many interesting features. This image NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows a window into the crater fill deposit, showcasing eroding bedrock and aeolian landforms.
PIA20339:
Erosion and Deposition in Schaeberle Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows one of these icy lobate features wrapping around a small hill. Many lobate features are now known to be almost pure ice, like glaciers on the Earth.
PIA17629:
Martian Glaciers and Brain Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image was taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft, 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.
PIA20370:
A Tale of Two Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image, captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft, shows the western side of an elongated pit depression in eastern Noctis Labyrinthus. Along the pit's upper wall is a light-toned layered deposit.
PIA20371:
Jarosite in Noctis Labyrinthus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-02-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Mars' permanent North Polar cap is ringed by sand dunes. In the winter and spring the dunes are covered by a seasonal cap of dry ice as seen by NASA's by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA20469:
Summer Sand Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-02-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft was acquired near the Martian winter solstice, when the sun was low over the horizon at this location.
PIA20470:
Dramatic Shadows over a Fossil Glacier
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter used its HiRISE camera to obtain this view of an area with unusual texture on the southern floor of Gale Crater. An enigmatic deposit appears to have flowed into the small crater from the south.
PIA20167:
For a Decade Orbiting Mars: One Recent View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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West of NASA's Curiosity landing site, this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft along the northwestern floor of Gale Crater is between Aeolis Mons (informally called 'Mt. Sharp') and the crater rim.
PIA20479:
The Northwest Floor of Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-23 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Scientists think these polygonal fractures seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft contain chlorides, like sodium chloride or table salt, or maybe chloride of calcium or magnesium.
PIA20539:
Old Salt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-23 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The North Polar layered deposits provide a record of recent climate changes on Mars as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. Color variations between layers are due to differences in composition of the dust.
PIA20541:
Colorful Polar Layered Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-05-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This enhanced color image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows several craters somewhere in the southern mid-latitudes of Mars.
PIA20661:
Southern Winter Frost Accumulations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-05-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Sand dunes cover much of this terrain, which has large boulders lying on flat areas between the dunes in this image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA15881:
Frosted Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-06-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft covers some of the plains south of Capri Chasma in eastern Valles Marineris.
PIA20730:
The Plains are Not Plain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-06-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The giant sand dunes in Kaiser Crater, seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, experience gully erosion of the steep slip faces every year in late winter as the sun warms these slopes and seasonal carbon dioxide frost sublimates.
PIA20736:
Glowing Gullies in Kaiser Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-06-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft samples the excellent bedrock exposures north of Terby Crater, which lies on the northern rim of the giant Hellas basin.
PIA20737:
Bedrock North of Terby Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-06-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft is of Noctis Labyrinthus, a highly tectonized region immediately to the west of Valles Marineris. It formed when Mars' crust stretched itself apart.
PIA20740:
Dreaming of Graben in the Labyrinth of the Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-07-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Blue dots on this map indicate sites of recurring slope lineae (RSL) in part of the Valles Marineris canyon network on Mars, from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA20756:
Sites with Seasonal Streaks on Slopes in Mars Canyons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-07-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The white arrows indicate locations in this scene where numerous seasonal dark streaks have been identified in the Coprates Montes area of Mars' Valles Marineris by NASA's repeated MRO observations from orbit.
PIA20757:
Numerous Seasonal 'Lineae' on Coprates Montes, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-07-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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One small section of this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows boulders that have rolled down the slope of a crater wall. The boulders vary in size, with the largest one approximately 6 meters across.
PIA20744:
Slope Instability
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-08-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the northern terminus of an outflow channel located in the volcanic terrains of Amenthes Planum.
PIA21023:
Ancient Streamlined Islands of the Palos Outflow Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This is a synthesized, oblique view of a portion of the wall terraces of Mojave Crater in the Xanthe Terra region of Mars. It is a digital terrain model generated from a stereo pair of images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA12840:
Terrain Model of Mars' Mojave Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Perspective View of HiRISE First Image
PIA08054:
Perspective View of HiRISE First Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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First HiRISE Image of Mars: Topographic Model from Photoclinometry
PIA08053:
First HiRISE Image of Mars: Topographic Model from Photoclinometry
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-06 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The Opportunity Rover at 'Victoria Crater'
PIA08812:
The Opportunity Rover at 'Victoria Crater'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-06 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Opportunity at Crater's 'Cape Verde'
PIA08816:
Opportunity at Crater's 'Cape Verde'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-06 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from the HiRISE instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows 'Victoria crater,' an impact crater at Meridiani Planum, near the equator of Mars.
PIA08813:
'Victoria Crater' at Meridiani Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-06 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Opportunity at Crater's 'Cape Verde' (Red Filter)
PIA08817:
Opportunity at Crater's 'Cape Verde' (Red Filter)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-05 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Mars Exploration Rover Landing Site at Gusev Crater
PIA01879:
Mars Exploration Rover Landing Site at Gusev Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Viking
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Viking Lander 1 (Thomas A. Mutch Memorial Station) Imaged from Orbit
PIA01881:
Viking Lander 1 (Thomas A. Mutch Memorial Station) Imaged from Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Viking Lander 2 (Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Station) Imaged from Orbit
PIA01882:
Viking Lander 2 (Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Station) Imaged from Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-13 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Spirit's Winter Work Site
PIA09088:
Spirit's Winter Work Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-13 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Spirit's Tracks around 'Home Plate'
PIA09089:
Spirit's Tracks around 'Home Plate'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Mars Pathfinder Landing Site and Surroundings
PIA09105:
Mars Pathfinder Landing Site and Surroundings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-19 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Rovers Get New Driving Capability
PIA09114:
Rovers Get New Driving Capability Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This enhanced-color image from the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a landscape of sand dunes and buttes among a background of light-toned bands and dark-toned bands in the Candor Chasma region
PIA09190:
Light-Toned Bedrock Along Cracks as Evidence of Fluid Alteration
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This enhanced-color view of the eastern rim and floor of 'Victoria Crater' shows ridges that may be fractures surrounded by chemically cemented 
sedimentary bedrock.
PIA09191:
Linear Ridges at 'Victoria Crater'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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A stereo view shows fractures called joints. They have a ridge-like shape, standing out in positive relief as the surrounding bedrock is eroded away faster than they are
PIA09192:
Ridges in Stereo, Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows evidence for ancient fluid flow along fractures in Mars' Meridiani Planum region
PIA09193:
Halos Along Fractures Exposed in Meridiani
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Mars Exploration Rover Landing Site at Meridiani Planum
PIA09364:
Mars Exploration Rover Landing Site at Meridiani Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Layers in Melas Chasma
PIA09365:
Layers in Melas Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Fretted Terrain Valley in Coloe Fossae Region
PIA09367:
Fretted Terrain Valley in Coloe Fossae Region
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