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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows numerous dark streaks on the inner rim of this unnamed crater.
PIA20117:
Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Located west of Elysium Mons, Hephaestus Fossae is a long, complex fracture system, as shown in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA20116:
Hephaestus Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Located east of Elysium Mons, Elysium Fossae is a large tectonic graben. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows that lava may have flowed in the channel feature.
PIA20115:
Elysium Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a different portion of Olympica Fossae from yesterday's image. The east/west alignment is a very uniform width, in this region the fracturing widens as the feature makes a turn to the south.
PIA20114:
More Olympica Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of Olympica Fossae. Olympica Fossae is located on volcanic plains between Alba Mons and Olympus Mons.
PIA20113:
Olympica Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-10 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This view of the undisturbed surface of a Martian sand dune called 'High Dune' visited by NASA's Curiosity rover shows coarse grains remaining on the surface after wind removal of smaller particles.
PIA20171:
Surface Close-up of a Martian Sand Dune
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-10 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This view shows grains of sand where NASA's Curiosity Mars rover was driven into a shallow sand sheet near a large dune. The disturbance by the wheel exposed interior material of the sand body, including finer sand grains than on the undisturbed surface.
PIA20170:
Martian Sand Disturbed by Rover Wheel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-10 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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A wheel track left by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover exposes underlying material in a shallow sand sheet in this view from Curiosity's Mast Camera (Mastcam). The site is close to a large sand dune of similarly dark sand grains.
PIA20169:
Rover Track in Sand Sheet Near Martian Sand Dune
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-10 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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The rippled surface of the first Martian sand dune ever studied up close fills this view of 'High Dune' from the Mastcam on NASA's Curiosity rover. This site is part of the 'Bagnold Dunes' field along the northwestern flank of Mount Sharp.
PIA20168:
'High Dune' is First Martian Dune Studied up Close
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Tenuis Cavus is a region within the north polar cap where the underlying surface is visible. Ice comprises the top part of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA20112:
Tenuis Cavus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image acquired by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft in September, shows Curiosity as it was exploring the boundary between two rock units: the light-toned Murray Formation and the overlying and darker-toned Stimson unit.
PIA20211:
Curiosity Trek
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The sinuous ridges in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft display strong characteristics of ancient meandering riverbeds that are preserved as inverted topography.
PIA20210:
Inverted Streams in the Aeolis Region
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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 2015-12-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows Solis Planum, a huge mound south of Valles Marineris. Like Earth's water table, Mars has an ice table.
PIA20208:
The Coming and Going of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Several different surface textures are evident in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft. This complex region is located between Lycus Sulci to the south and Acheron Fossae to the north, all of which is just north of Olympus Mons.
PIA20111:
Textures
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Huo-Hsing Vallis, located near the northern margin of Terra Sabaea.
PIA20110:
Huo-Hsing Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an elevated group of hills east of Phlegra Montes.
PIA20109:
A Hill Divided
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-04 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from the filters can be combined in many ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the region just west of the dune/polar cap image from earlier this week.
PIA20108:
Southern Dunes - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from the filters can be used in many ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows small dunes and sand located in and around an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra.
PIA20107:
Sand Dunes - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be used in many ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a large sand sheet and dune forms at the margin of the south polar cap.
PIA20106:
Southern Dunes - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in many ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows sand dunes and sand materials in depressions near the south pole.
PIA20105:
Dunes - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Candor Chasma.
PIA20103:
Candor Chasma - False Color
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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 2015-11-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft is of a landing site that the flattest, safest place on Mars: part of Meridiani Planum, close to where the Opportunity rover landed.
PIA20159:
A Landing Site for ExoMars 2016
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The central portion of this image is dominated by a sharp-rimmed crater that is roughly 5 kilometers in diameter. On its slopes, gullies show young (geologically recent) headward erosion, which is the lengthening of the gully in the upslope direction.
PIA20158:
A Youthful Crater in the Cydonia Colles Region
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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 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in many ways to create a false color image. The linear features in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are the graben called Sirenum Fossae.
PIA20102:
Sirenum Fossae - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This unnamed crater contains a small dune field in the central part of its floor. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft was collected in northern spring and the dunes are still frost covered.
PIA20101:
Frosty Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The steep sided depression in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is Shalbatana Vallis, a channel located in Xanthe Terra.
PIA20100:
Shalbatana Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-24 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This graphic depicts paths by which carbon has been exchanged among Martian interior, surface rocks, polar caps, waters and atmosphere, and also depicts a mechanism by which it is lost from the atmosphere with a strong effect on isotope ratio.
PIA20163:
Carbon Exchange and Loss Processes on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the northern margin of Tanaica Montes. These hills are cut by fractures, which are in alignment with the regional trend of tectonic faulting found east of Alba Mons.
PIA20099:
Tanaica Montes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Granicus Valles. This channel system is located west of Elysium Mons and likely was created by both lava and water flow related to the Elysium Mons volcanic complex.
PIA20098:
Granicus Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a number of unnamed channels located on the northeastern margin of Terra Sabaea.
PIA20097:
Channels
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the margin of the north polar cap. Layering of the ice is visible in the top half of the image.
PIA20096:
Polar Cap Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The steep feature in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is the margin of the north polar cap, called Olympia Rupes.
PIA20095:
Olympia Rupes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The steep sided depressions in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are fault bounded tectonic features called graben.
PIA20094:
Sacra Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-16 Mars 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 mid-November 2015, approaching examples of dunes in the 'Bagnold Dunes' dune field.
PIA20162:
Curiosity Rover's Traverse, First 1,163 Sols on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This is a frame from an animation that flips back and forth between views taken in 2010 and 2014 of a Martian sand dune at the edge of Mount Sharp, documenting dune activity.
PIA20161:
Change Observed in Martian Sand Dune
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This view taken from orbit around Mars shows the sand dune that will be the first to be visited by NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover along its route to higher layers of Mount Sharp.
PIA19930:
Orbital View of Dune That Curiosity Will Visit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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The dark band in the lower portion of this Martian scene is part of the 'Bagnold Dunes' dune field lining the northwestern edge of Mount Sharp, inside Gale Crater.
PIA19929:
Glimpse of 'Bagnold Dunes' Edging Mount Sharp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows a dark sand dune in the middle distance. Mount Sharp will be the first in-place study of an active sand dune anywhere other than Earth.
PIA19928:
Curiosity Rover Will Study Dunes on Route up Mountain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Located southwest of Olympus Mons, this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of a complex region that has undergone several geologic processes.
PIA20093:
Ridges and Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Crater floors can have a range of features, from flat to a central peak or a central pit. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an unnamed crater in Terra Sabaea has a central pit.
PIA20092:
Central Pit Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Olympia Undae, a large sand sea located near the north polar cap.
PIA20091:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This view from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on the arm of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows a combination of dark and light material within a mineral vein at a site called 'Garden City' on lower Mount Sharp.
PIA19927:
Light Material Ripped Up Older Dark Vein Material
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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Light material emplaced within darker vein material is seen in this view of a mineral vein at the 'Garden City' site on lower Mount Sharp, Mars. The Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on the arm of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover took the image on April 4, 2015.
PIA19926:
Injection of Light Material into an Older Dark Vein
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This view from the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on the arm of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows texture within a light-toned vein at a site called 'Garden City' on lower Mount Sharp.
PIA19925:
Crystal Growth Texture in Light Vein at 'Garden City'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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These images at 'Garden City' from the Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover indicate similarly dark material, but with very different chemistries, in mineral veins.
PIA19924:
Thick, Dark Veins at 'Garden City,' Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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These images and overlay bar charts at 'Garden City' from the Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover indicate where some high-potassium material is localized within mineral veins.
PIA19923:
Dark, Thin Fracture-Filling Material
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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Prominent mineral veins at the 'Garden City' site examined by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover vary in thickness and brightness, as seen in this image from Curiosity's Mast Camera (Mastcam).
PIA19922:
'Garden City' Vein Complex on Lower Mount Sharp, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows a site with a network of prominent mineral veins below a cap rock ridge on lower Mount Sharp.
PIA19921:
Veiny 'Garden City' Site and Surroundings on Mount Sharp, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the interior of an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra.
PIA20090:
Crater Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of Auqakuh Vallis, which dissects the northern margin of Terra Sabaea.
PIA20089:
Auqakuh Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft show part of the ejecta of Bacolor Crater. The ejecta is layered and grooved, all radial to the crater itself. Bacolor Crater is located in Utopia Planitia.
PIA20088:
Bacolor Crater Ejecta
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Candor Chasma.
PIA20087:
Candor Chasma - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the floor of Becquerel Crater.
PIA20085:
Becquerel Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft, an ancient sinuous meandering river system is surrounded by features called 'yardangs.' The yardangs are the ridge-like landforms that align approximately north-south.
PIA20047:
Meanders in Ridge Form in the Zephyria Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The southern section of Cydonia Region is dominated by both a series of craters and the remnants of channels that may be from a past fluvial system as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA20046:
Small Channels and a Rocky Patch in the Cydonia Region
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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 2015-11-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Ophir Chasma forms the northern portion of Valles Marineris, and this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft features a small part of its wall and floor.
PIA20044:
Layers and Fractures in Ophir Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-04 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of of Hebes Chasma.
PIA20084:
Hebes Chasma - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the mesa that Escorial Crater is located on.
PIA20083:
Escorial Crater- False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the floor of Danielson Crater.
PIA20082:
Danielson Crater Dunes - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the rim of Tyndall Crater.
PIA20081:
Tyndall Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Iani Chaos.
PIA20080:
Iani Chaos - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Capri Mensa.
PIA20079:
Capri Mensa - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows small dunes on the floor of Bamberg Crater.
PIA20078:
Bamberg Crater Dunes - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Aureum Chaos.
PIA20076:
Aureum Chaos - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. The faint bluish white tone in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are clouds in Noachis Terra.
PIA20075:
Cloudy Day - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the dune field on the floor of Proctor Crater.
PIA20074:
Proctor Crater Dunes - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of a complex region of channels which dissect the margin of Arabia Terra where elevations lower into Acidalia Planitia.
PIA20073:
Channels
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows visible dark streaks on the slopes of hills and crater rims in Amazonis Planitia.
PIA20072:
Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The depression crossing this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is a lava channel called Olympica Fossae. It is located on lava plains between Alba Mons and Olympus Mons.
PIA20071:
Olympica Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The ridge in the southern end of this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of an eroded crater rim, one of many such smaller impact craters that have collected on Schiaparelli's floor since it formed.
PIA19800:
The Martian, Part 5: Schiaparelli Crater Floor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the northwest rim of Schiaparelli Crater.
PIA19799:
The Martian, Part 4: Schiaparelli Crater Rim
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows numerous branching ridges with various degrees of sinuosity. These branching forms resemble tributaries funneling and draining into larger channel trunks towards the upper portion.
PIA20006:
Fine-Branched Ridges
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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 2015-10-14 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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The hills in the relatively-smooth region surrounding this image are flat topped erosional remnants or mesas with irregular or even polyhedral margins in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA20003:
A Cone Shaped Hill
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a part of the flat terrain of northern Meridiani Planum.
PIA19798:
The Martian, Part 3: Meridiani Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-13 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the 'Big Sky' site, where its drill collected the mission's fifth taste of Mount Sharp.
PIA19920:
Curiosity Self-Portrait at 'Big Sky' Drilling Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Mawrth Valles, a channel carved by giant floods billions of years ago.
PIA19797:
The Martian, Part 2: Mawrth Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of Acidalia Planitia, a largely flat plain that is part of Mars' vast northern lowlands.
PIA19796:
The Martian, Part 1: Acidalia Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Arabia Terra.
PIA19794:
Arabia Terra - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-08 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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An image taken at the 'Hidden Valley' site, en-route to Mount Sharp, by NASA's Curiosity rover. A variety of mudstone strata in the area indicate a lakebed deposit, with river- and stream-related deposits nearby.
PIA19840:
Secrets of 'Hidden Valley' on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-08 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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A view from the 'Kimberly' formation on Mars taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. The strata in the foreground dip towards the base of Mount Sharp, indicating the ancient depression that existed before the larger bulk of the mountain formed.
PIA19839:
Strata at Base of Mount Sharp Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the floor of Melas Chasma.
PIA19793:
Melas Chasma - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part part of Acidalia Planitia.
PIA19792:
Acidalia Planitia - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part part of Aureum Chaos.
PIA19791:
Aureum Chaos - False Color
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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 2015-10-05 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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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a location on Mars associated with the best-selling novel and Hollywood movie, 'The Martian.' This area is in the Acidalia Planitia region.
PIA19913:
The Ares 3 Landing Site: Where Science Fact Meets Fiction
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Gusev Crater.
PIA19790:
Gusev Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-02 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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This composite image looking toward the higher regions of Mount Sharp was taken in mid-September, 2015, by NASA's Curiosity rover.
PIA19912:
Mount Sharp Comes In Sharply
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the eastern flank of Elysium Mons.
PIA19789:
Elysium Mons - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows mesas and channels on the margin of Terra Sabaea.
PIA19788:
Terra Sabaea - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows modified barchan dunes with shapes that resemble 'raptor claws.' The unusual morphology of these dunes suggests a limited supply of windblown sand.
PIA19962:
Aeolian Features of Scandia Cavi
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows a channel system flowing to the southwest toward the huge Hellas impact basin.
PIA19961:
Dynamic Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows a channel system flowing to the southwest toward the huge Hellas impact basin.
PIA19960:
Nested Channels near Hellas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows the nature of the terrain at the rim of Marth Crater just as a dust storm arrives.
PIA19959:
Western Edge of Marth Crater
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