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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is one of the rare examples of a fresh 'lunar-like' crater on Mars. The impact crater formed in the Tharsis region.
PIA13723:
A Fresh, Lunar-Like Crater on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
CRISM
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This map indicates some of the geological information gained from orbital observations of Endeavour Crater, which has been the long-term destination for NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity since mid-2008.
PIA13708:
Geologic Map, West Rim of Endeavour Crater, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image of Santa Maria Crater was taken by HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter where NASA's rover Opportunity approached Santa Maria Crater in December 2010.
PIA13706:
Orbital Observations of Crater on Mars Rover's Route
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The red line on this map shows where NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity has driven from the place where it landed in January 2004, inside Eagle Crater, at the upper left end of the track, to where it reached on Nov. 30, 2010.
PIA13705:
Opportunity's Path on Mars Through Sol 2436
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This map indicates geological units in the region of Mars around a smaller area where NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has driven from early 2004 through late 2010.
PIA13704:
Geologic Setting of Opportunity Traverse and Meridiani Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-16 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Altimeter
CRISM
Visible and Infrared Mineralogical Mapping Spectrometer
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On this map of Mars, spectrometers on spacecraft orbiting Mars have detected clay minerals (green) and hydrated minerals-- clays, sulfates and others (blue).
PIA13703:
Regions of Mars with Clays and Hydrated Minerals Identified from Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is a proposed future Mars landing site in Acidalia Planitia targets densely occurring mounds thought to be mud volcanoes.
PIA13652:
Proposed Future Mars Landing Site: Acidalia Planitia Mud Volcanoes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a graben (a trough formed when the ground drops between two parallel faults) and a lava flow in the Tharsis volcanic province of Mars. North is up.
PIA13651:
Graben Cutting Lava Flow in Tharsis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Two dark, rimless pits are located to the northwest of Ascraeus Mons in the Tharsis volcanic region of Mars in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. They are situated in the midst of a wispy, dark, boomerang-shaped deposit.
PIA13650:
Dark Rimless Pits in the Tharsis Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-17 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an arcuate ridge in Terra Meridiani.The ridge is most likely a former streambed, now exposed in inverted relief.
PIA13614:
Curvilinear Ridge in Terra Meridiani
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the edge of a dark dune field on the floor of Proctor Crater in the Southern highlands of Mars. The dark dunes are composed of basaltic sand that has collected on the bottom of the crater.
PIA13613:
Proctor Crater Dune Field
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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 2010-10-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
CRISM
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This false color image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicates that the volcanic cone in the Nili Patera caldera on Mars has hydrothermal mineral deposits on the southern flanks and nearby terrains.
PIA13556:
Mars Volcanic Cone with Hydrothermal Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The gullies on a Martian sand dune in this trio of images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter deceptively resemble features on Earth that are carved by streams of water. The dunes lie inside Matara Crater.
PIA13544:
Gully Changes on Martian Sand Dune
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observance from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a pit in the lower West flank of Arsia Mons, one of the four giant volcanos of the Tharsis region. Many layers are exposed in the pit, probably marking individual lava flows.
PIA13540:
Layers in Arsia Mons Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The Russell Crater dune field is covered seasonally by carbon dioxide frost; this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the dune field after the frost has sublimated. There are just a few patches left of the bright seasonal frost.
PIA13539:
Russell Crater Dunes, Defrosted
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a Southern hemisphere crater with gullies, dunes, periglacial modification, bright rock deposits, and dust devil tracks.
PIA13538:
Southern Hemisphere Crater with Dune Field
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-23 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, there are at least two distinct geologic units, a light-toned bedrock and a surface veneer of dark-toned material that contains sand dunes.
PIA13537:
Strengths of Materials in Ganges Mensa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the southern latitude Hale Crater, a rather large, pristine elliptical crater possessing sharp features, impact melt bodies ponded throughout the structure and few overprinting impact craters.
PIA13536:
Light-Toned Gully Materials on Hale Crater Wall
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-21 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows blocks of bright, layered rock embedded in darker material that are thought to have been deposited by a giant flood that occurred when Uzboi Valles breached the rim of Holden Crater.
PIA13533:
Flood-Emplaced Blocks in Holden Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-19 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of the Martian equatorial plains called Elysium Planitia. In this location, lava that was once flowing across the surface interacted with multiple obstructions.
PIA13484:
Flow Obstructions and Wakes Southeast of Elysium Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Becquerel Crater, one of several impact craters in Arabia Terra that have light-toned layered deposits along the crater floor. The layers appear to be only a few meters thick.
PIA13483:
Lots of Layering in Becquerel Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows fractured mounds on the southern edge of Elysium Planitia. The fractures that crisscross their surfaces are probably composed of solidified lava.
PIA13482:
Fractured Mounds in Elysium Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows dunes on the floor of Herschel Crater. Steep faces ('slipfaces') are oriented downwind, in the direction of motion of the dunes. A dune-free area downwind of the crater is seen at the image center.
PIA13481:
Dunes in Herschel Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbite is centered on a small cone on the side of one of Mars' giant shield volcanoes. The cone shows some layers of hard rock but most of it is made of relatively soft material.
PIA13480:
Possible Cinder Cone on the Southern Flank of Pavonis Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-12 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an approximately 7-meter diameter fresh crater and dark ejecta blanket. These small impact craters continue to form on Mars, and are most easily recognized in areas covered by bright dust.
PIA13479:
New Impact Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-26 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Climate Sounder (MCS)
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The Mars Climate Sounder instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter maps the vertical distribution of temperatures, dust, water vapor and ice clouds in the Martian atmosphere as the orbiter flies a near-polar orbit.
PIA13353:
Martian Atmosphere Profiles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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At the center of this view of an area of mid-latitude northern Mars, a fresh crater about 6 meters (20 feet) in diameter holds an exposure of bright material, blue in this false-color image observed by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA13315:
Exposed Ice in a Fresh Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a variety of surface textures within the south polar residual cap of Mars. It was taken during the southern spring, when the surface was covered by seasonal carbon dioxide frost and is easily seen.
PIA13269:
South Polar Layered Deposits and Residual Cap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is a view of the sand dune field in Richardson Crater covered with seasonal frost. The frost is a combination of frozen carbon dioxide and some water ice that covers the dunes in the winter and spring.
PIA13268:
Sand Dune Field in Richardson Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of the floor of a large impact crater in the southern highlands, north of the giant Hellas impact basin.
PIA13266:
Light Outcrop on Crater Floor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the very steep side of a plateau, part of the northern limit of the Kasei Valles system, which is one of the largest outflow channel systems on Mars.
PIA13265:
(Almost) Silent Rolling Stones in Kasei Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gorgonum Chaos, a large cluster of chaotic terrain found in the southern hemisphere.
PIA13267:
Gullies on Gorgonum Chaos Mesas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Rover shows a degraded impact crater in the southern highlands. Part of the crater rim is visible at the top and bottom of the image, with the boulder-covered crater floor in the center.
PIA13264:
Bouldery Deposit on Crater Floor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-24 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Context Camera
High Resolution Stereo Camera
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This view of Stokes Crater is a mosaic of images taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and ESA's Mars Express showing at least one of the nine craters in the northern lowlands of Mars with exposures of hydrated minerals detected from orbit.
PIA13214:
Hydrated Minerals Exposed at Stokes, Northern Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the west-facing side of an impact crater in the mid-latitudes of Mars' northern hemisphere. This crater has gullies along its walls that are composed of alcoves, channels and debris aprons.
PIA13186:
Northern Hemisphere Gullies on West-Facing Crater Slope, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter from the Gordii Dorsum region of Mars shows a large area covered with polygonal ridges in an almost geometric pattern.
PIA13185:
Polygonal Ridge in Gordii Dorsum Region, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-26 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Shallow Subsurface Radar (SHARAD)
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This image shows a cross-section of a portion of the north polar ice cap of Mars, derived from data acquired from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's Shallow Radar instrument. The data depict the region's internal ice structure.
PIA13164:
North Polar Cap Cross Section
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a small portion of the northwest quadrant of Hellas Basin, or Hellas Planitia, on southern Mars; Hellas is one of the largest impact craters in the solar system.
PIA13097:
Intra-Crater Structure in NW Hellas Basin, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Ius Chasma is one of several canyons that make up Valles Marineris, the largest canyon system in the Solar System as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA13077:
Floor of Ius Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the edge of a dark dune field on the floor of Proctor Crater, a 150 kilometer diameter crater in the southern highlands of Mars.
PIA13076:
Proctor Crater Dune Field
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter features three newly-formed slope streaks. These are features which occur on crater walls, hills, and other slopes on Mars.
PIA13075:
Newly-Formed Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows gullies in a semi-circular trough in Noachis Terra. The gullies are observed to face all directions.
PIA13074:
Gullied Trough in Noachis Terra
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a part of a central mound in an impact crater in Arabia Terra.
PIA13073:
Yardangs within a Large Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a series of parallel layers eroding into peculiar knobs and hills.
PIA13072:
Reading the Geologic Record
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The Martian north polar layered deposits are an ice sheet much like the Greenland ice sheet on the Earth in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. This Martian ice sheet contains many layers that record variations in the Martian climate.
PIA12997:
Icy Layers and Climate Fluctuations near the Martian North Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The terrain in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter lies in the Deuteronilus Mensae region along the highland-lowland dichotomy boundary in the northern hemisphere of Mars.
PIA12996:
Lobate Debris Apron in Deuteronilus Mensae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers some high-standing topography just outside the rim of an impact crater about 30 kilometers (19 miles) in diameter near a Martian hill named Zephyria Tholus.
PIA12995:
Dust-Mantled Topography near Zephyria Tholus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a portion of the floor in Palos Crater on equatorial Mars. The floor appears bumpy with high-standing layered knobs; most of its terrain is weathering into meter-size (yard-size) polygonal blocks.
PIA12994:
Deposits on the Floor of Palos Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Samara Valles, one of the longest ancient valley systems on Mars; its surface is mantled with dust as evidenced by the system of dunes that line the valley floor.
PIA12993:
Dunes on Floor of Samara Valles, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers the northern edge of the largest volcano in the solar system, Olympus Mons on Mars; its margin is defined by a massive cliff many kilometers (several miles) tall.
PIA12992:
Collapsing Volcano; Edge of Olympus Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals meter-scale (yard-scale) surface textures of mesas and knobs in the Aureum Chaos region of Mars. Aureum Chaos is a wide region of plateaus, mesas, and knobs.
PIA12991:
Mesas in Aureum Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in the Cydnus Rupes region, shows that the northern plains of Mars are rock and boulder strewn landscapes otherwise devoid of major features except a few impact craters.
PIA12990:
Boulder Strewn Plain in Northern Utopia Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image, acquired by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the rover Opportunity perched on the edge of 'Concepción' crater, a fresh crater with dark rays that clearly overprint the north-trending, wind-shaped ripples, in Meridiani Planum.
PIA12969:
Opportunity at 'Concepción' Crater, Seen from Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was targeted to study knobs in Mars' northern plains, north of Scandia Crater. The knobs are clearly imaged, but what surprised scientists was a dust devil visible in the south-central part of the image.
PIA12876:
Record-Breaking Dust Devil Caught in the Act
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In the winter a layer of carbon dioxide ice (dry ice) covers the north polar sand dunes as shown by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. In the spring the sublimation of the ice (going directly from ice to gas) causes a host of uniquely Martian phenomena.
PIA12957:
A Burst of Spring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Cerberus Fossae, a long system of extensional (normal) faults arranged in trough-bounding (graben-bounding) pairs.
PIA12956:
Cerberus Fossae East of the Head of Athabasca Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-10 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers part of a candidate landing site that appears to be a shallow depression with a deposit perhaps consisting of chlorides, like table salt.
PIA12955:
Candidate Landing Site in Possible Salt Playa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Three pairs of before and after images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter illustrate movement of ripples on dark sand dunes in the Nili Patera region of Mars.
PIA12860:
Changes in Ripples on Martian Dunes in Nili Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Two pairs of side-by-side, before and after images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter illustrate changes in the shape of edges of dark sand dunes in the Nili Patera region of Mars.
PIA12859:
Changes at Edges of Dark Dunes in Nili Patera, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Before and after images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter illustrate occurrence of new streaks on the slip face of a dark sand dune in the Nili Patera region of Mars.
PIA12858:
Changes on Dune Slip Face, Nili Patera, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
CTX
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The upper portion of this map is from an observation by the Context Camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter of a field of dark sand dunes in the Nili Patera region of Mars.
PIA12857:
Location Map for Images of Changing Martian Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a swath of a debris apron east of Hellas Basin. Features like this are often found surrounding isolated mountains in this area. Original release date March 3, 2010.
PIA12883:
Craters on an Ice-Rich Débris Apron
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of an unnamed crater, itself located inside the much larger Newton Crater, in Terra Sirenum. Original release date March 3, 2010.
PIA12882:
Northern Meridiani Etched Terrain and Hematite Plains Contact
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of an unnamed crater, itself located inside the much larger Newton Crater, in Terra Sirenum. Original release date March 3, 2010.
PIA12881:
Gullies and... Gullies? in Terra Sirenum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the scarp that demarcates the boundary between layered deposits covering the north polar region and the lower surrounding terrain, which includes sand dunes. Original release date March 3, 2010.
PIA12880:
Monitoring of Polar Avalanche Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This view of an inverted crater in the Arabia Terra region of Mars is among the images taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in early 2010 as the spacecraft approached the 100-terabit milestone in total data returned.
PIA12862:
Dunes and Inverted Crater in Arabia Terra
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-02 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Shallow Subsurface Radar (SHARAD)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has detected widespread deposits of glacial ice in the mid-latitudes of Mars. This map of a region known as Deuteronilus Mensae, in the northern hemisphere, shows locations of the detected ice deposits in blue.
PIA12861:
Glacial Ice Deposits in Mid-Latitudes of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-26 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Phoenix
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Stages in the seasonal disappearance of surface ice from the ground around the Phoenix Mars Lander are visible in these images taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Rover on 2-8-2010 and 2-25-2010, during springtime on northern Mars.
PIA12853:
Ice Around Phoenix Lander Continues to Lessen in Spring
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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 2010-02-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Layers of rock in the upper portion of a tall mound near the center of Gale Crater on Mars exhibit a regular thickness of several meters in this image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA12509:
Layers in Upper Formation of Gale Crater Mound
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Layers of rock exposed in the lower portion of a tall mound near the center of Gale Crater on Mars exhibit variations in layer thickness and range between dark and light tones in this image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA12508:
Layers in Lower Formation of Gale Crater Mound
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
CRISM
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This oblique view, captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows geological layers of rock exposed on a mound inside Gale Crater on Mars. This view was created from a three-dimensional topographic model of the mound.
PIA12507:
Perspective View of Layered Mound in Gale Crater, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Dunes of sand-sized materials have been trapped on the floors of many Martian craters, as seen in this view captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. This is one example, from a crater in Noachis Terra, west of the giant Hellas impact basin.
PIA12491:
Dune Symmetry Inside Martian Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Phoenix
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander, its backshell and heatshield visible within this enhanced-color image of the Phoenix landing site taken on Jan. 6, 2010 by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA12490:
Phoenix Lander Amid Disappearing Spring Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This view, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows color variations in bright layered deposits on a plateau near Juventae Chasma in the Valles Marineris region of Mars.
PIA12489:
Bright Layered Deposits with Clues of Acidic Water
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This combination of images, taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, helped researchers analyze the youngest flood lava on Mars, which is in Athabasca Valles, in the Elysium Planitia region of equatorial Mars.
PIA12488:
Turbulent Lava Flow in Mars' Athabasca Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a sample of the variety and complexity of processes that may occur on the walls of Martian craters, well after the impact crater formed.
PIA12476:
Gullies and Flow Features on Crater Wall
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-12 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Distal Rampart of Crater in Chryse Planitia
PIA12351:
Distal Rampart of Crater in Chryse Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Phoenix
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The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured winter images of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander surrounded by dry-ice frost on Mars.
PIA12338:
Phoenix in Winter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-28 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows channels to the southeast of Hale crater on southern Mars. Channels associated with impact craters were once thought to be quite rare.
PIA12333:
Channels from Hale Crater
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Layers in the lower portion of two neighboring buttes within the Noctis Labyrinthus formation on Mars are visible in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA12260:
Light-Toned Deposits in Noctis Labyrinthus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of spider-shaped features on Mars, carved by vaporizing dry ice.
PIA12249:
Radial Channels Carved by Dry Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars, an instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, obtained information confirming material excavated by a fresh impact and Identified as water ice.
PIA12220:
Material Excavated by a Fresh Impact and Identified as Water Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter excavates ice in a twelve-meter-wide crater.
PIA12219:
Twelve-Meter-Wide Crater Excavates Ice on Mars
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The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals subsurface ice in a crater formed in 2008. The impact that dug the crater excavated water ice from beneath the surface.
PIA12218:
Crater Formed in 2008 Reveals Subsurface Ice
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals underground ice exposed by impact cratering. The impact that dug the crater excavated water ice from beneath the surface.
PIA12217:
Underground Ice on Mars Exposed by Impact Cratering
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This series of images spanning a period of 15 weeks shows a pair of fresh craters taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Bright, bluish material apparent in the earliest images disappears by the later ones.
PIA12216:
Ice in Pair of Fresh Craters on Mars Fades with Time
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The Context Camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers new dark spots on Mars that, upon closer examination, turn out to be brand new impact craters.
PIA12215:
New Impact Craters on Mars
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Using observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, this map shows five locations where fresh impact cratering has excavated water ice from just beneath the surface of Mars.
PIA12214:
Expected Depths to Ice, Mid-Latitude Northern Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
Shallow Subsurface Radar (SHARAD)
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This composite graphic illustrates the use of the Shallow Radar instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter for mapping underground ice-rich layers of the north polar layered terrain on Mars.
PIA12200:
Radar Mapping of Icy Layers Under Mars' North Pole
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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
PIA12205:
Orbital View of Spirit at 'Troy'
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This image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows gullies near the edge of Hale crater on southern Mars.
PIA12194:
Gullies at the Edge of Hale Crater, Mars
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This telescopic view from orbit around Mars catches a Martian dust devil in action in the planet's southern hemisphere. The swirling vortex of dust can be seen near the center of the image.
PIA12168:
Martian Dust Devil with Track and Shadow
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This image of Victoria Crater in the Meridiani Planum region of Mars was taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter at more of a sideways angle than earlier orbital images of this crater.
PIA12167:
Oblique View of Victoria Crater
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Branched Features on the Floor of Antoniadni Crater
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Branched Features on the Floor of Antoniadni Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-04-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
MARCI
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This image shows the southern high-latitudes region of Mars from March 19 through April 14, 2009, a period when regional dust storms occurred along the retreating edge of carbon-dioxide frost in the seasonal south polar cap.
PIA11988:
Weather Movie, Mars South Polar Region, March-April 2009 (Close-up View) Animation Icon
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