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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-06 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MCS
Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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This image shows a side-by-side comparison from from NASA two infrared instruments of CO2 ice at the north (left) and south (right) Martian poles over the course of a typical year (two Earth years).
PIA22546:
Growth and Retreat of the CO2 Ice at the Martian Poles Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-09-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
THEMIS
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This map of an area within the Arabia Terra region on Mars shows where hydrologic modeling predicts locations of depressions that would have been lakes (black), overlaid with a map of the preserved valleys (blue lines) that would have been streams.
PIA20839:
Hydrologic Modeling of Relatively Recent Martian Streams and Lake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-09-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
THEMIS
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Valleys much younger than well-known ancient valley networks on Mars are evident near the informally named 'Heart Lake' on Mars. This map based on NASA's MGS data presents color-coded topographical information overlaid onto a photo mosaic.
PIA20838:
Landscape of Former Lakes and Streams on Northern Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
MOLA
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This map shows local variations in Mars' gravitational pull on orbiters, presenting unprecedented detail based on several years of data from tracking three of NASA's Mars orbiters.
PIA20327:
Local Variations in the Gravitational Pull of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
MOLA
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This Mars map shows variations in thickness of the planet's crust, the relatively thin surface layer over the interior mantle of the planet. It shows unprecedented detail derived from new mapping of variations in Mars' gravitational pull on orbiters.
PIA20326:
Newly Detailed Map of Mars' Crustal Thickness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
MOLA
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Newly detailed mapping of local variations in Mars' gravitational pull on orbiters (center), combined with topographical mapping of the planet's mountains and valleys (left) yields the best-yet mapping of Mars' crustal thickness (right).
PIA20277:
Using Gravity and Topography to Map Mars' Crustal Thickness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
THEMIS
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This map of Mars indicates locations of new craters that have excavated ice (blue) and those that have not (red). Albedo information comes from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter, and the map comes from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter.
PIA17609:
Locations of Ice-Exposing Fresh Craters on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
THEMIS
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This pair of maps based on albedo information from NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter and topographical information from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter indicates locations of confirmed sites of recurrent slope linea on Mars.
PIA17607:
Maps of Recurrent Slope Linea Markings on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-04 Mars InSight
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
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This topographic map shows four semifinalist sites located close together in the Elysium Planitia region of Mars; the mission InSight will study the Red Planet's interior to advance understanding of the processes that formed and shaped the rocky planets.
PIA17357:
NASA's Mars Landing Sites, including InSight
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
HiRISE
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
THEMIS
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As on the Earth, many processes can move material down a Martian slope. This graphic compares seven different types of features observed on Mars that appear to result from material flowing or sliding or rolling down slopes.
PIA17079:
Martian Features Formed When Material Moves Downslope
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-12-19 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MARSIS
MOLA
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This radargram profile from ESA's Mars Express and NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter shows data from the subsurface of Mars in the ice-rich north polar plateau of Mars.
PIA15117:
Radargram of Mars North Polar Plateau from Mars Express
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-11-21 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
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Color coding in this image of Mars represents differences in elevation, measured by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor. While surface liquid water is rare and ephermal on modern Mars.
PIA15094:
Topography of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-07-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MOLA
THEMIS
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This computer-generated view based on multiple orbital observations shows Mars' Gale crater. NASA is considering Gale as a possible landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory mission.
PIA14291:
Oblique view of Gale Crater from the North
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the context for orbital observations of exposed rocks that had been buried on Mars. The area is dominated by the Huygens crater, which is about the size of Wisconsin.
PIA13801:
Nature's Drilling Exposes Deeply Buried Minerals
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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 2010-06-24 Mars Viking
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
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This view of Lyot Crater is a combined mapping by NASA's Project Viking with elevation information from Mars Global Surveyor showing at least one of the nine craters in the northern lowlands of Mars with exposures of hydrated minerals detected from orbit.
PIA13215:
Hydrated Minerals Exposed at Lyot, Northern Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
MOLA
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This image, combining data from two instruments aboard NASA's Mars Global Surveyor, depicts an orbital view of the north polar region of Mars. To the right of center, a large canyon, Chasma Boreale, almost bisects the white ice cap.
PIA13163:
Northern Ice Cap of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-27 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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An artist's concept of NASA's Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) flying over Mars.
PIA17486:
Mars Global Surveyor (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-30 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Phoenix
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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The image shows the landing site of NASA's Phoenix Lander. The far-northern location of the site is indicated on this global view from the Mars Orbiter Camera on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor.
PIA11202:
Phoenix Landing Site Indicated on Global View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-04 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Phoenix
MOLA
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This image indicated NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander landing area on Mars to a topographical map indicating relative elevations in the landing region prior to landing. The elevations could have affected wind patterns at the site.
PIA11029:
Wind-Related Topography in Phoenix's Region of Mars (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-13 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows choppy dust clouds of at least three dust storms on Mars. The white polar cap is frozen carbon dioxide.
PIA10789:
Early Spring Dust Storms at the North Pole of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-22 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Phoenix
MOLA
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This map shows the landing site chosen for NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. The site is much farther north than the sites where previous spacecraft have landed on Mars.
PIA10656:
Six Landing Sites on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-11 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows regional landscape near Mars' south pole called 'cryptic terrain.' Cool colors are areas with a low albedo (dark) and warm colors are areas which have high albedo (bright).
PIA10138:
Location of Sites Within 'Cryptic Terrain'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-11 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows Candor Chasma, part of the large Martian canyon system named Valles Marineris.
PIA10132:
Global View of Mars Topography
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-02 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Phoenix
MOLA
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This area was designated 'Region D' in the process of evaluating potential landing sites for NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. The topographical information is from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter.
PIA09945:
Topographical Context of Phoenix Landing Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-02 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Phoenix
MOLA
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This is an orthographic projection with color-coded elevation contours and shaded relief based on data from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor orbiter.
PIA09944:
Far-Northern Destination for Phoenix Mars Lander
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-28 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Opportunity's Path, Sol 1,215
PIA09691:
Opportunity's Path, Sol 1,215
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-28 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image maps out the travels of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, from is landing site at Eagle Crater to the rim of Victoria Crater about six miles (9.7 kilometers) away in September of 2006.
PIA09689:
Opportunity's Long Road to Victoria (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-15 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MARSIS
Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
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This map shows the topography of the south polar region of Mars. The elevation of the terrain is shown by colors, with purple and blue representing the lowest areas, and orange and red the highest
PIA09226:
Upper Surface of Icy Layers Covering Mars' South Polar Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-15 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MARSIS
Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
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This map shows the topography of the south polar region of Mars, including topography buried by thick deposits of icy material
PIA09225:
Lower Boundary of Icy Layers Covering Mars' South Polar Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-15 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MARSIS
Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
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This map shows the thickness of the south polar layered deposits of Mars, an ice-rich geologic unit that was probed by the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionospheric Sounding (MARSIS)
PIA09224:
Thickness of Mars' South Polar Layered Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-15 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MARSIS
Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
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The upper image is a radargram showing data from the subsurface of Mars in the ice-rich layered deposits that surround the south pole. The lower image shows the position of the ground track (white line) on a topographic map
PIA09223:
Virtual Slice Through Icy Layered Deposits Near Mars' South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-15 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MARSIS
Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
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Bright Lower Echo in Radargram of South Polar Layered Deposits
PIA09222:
Bright Lower Echo in Radargram of South Polar Layered Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-13 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Oblique View of Columbia Hills
PIA09087:
Oblique View of Columbia Hills
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a pair of gully channels that emerge, fully-born at nearly their full width, from beneath small overhangs on the north wall of Dao Vallis on Mars.
PIA09031:
Groundwater May be Source for Erosion in Martian Gullies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Light-toned deposits forming in two gully sites in Terra Sirenum on Mars during NASA's Mars Global Surveyor mission in the 1999-2005 period are considered to be a result of sediment transport by a fluid with the physical properties of liquid water.
PIA09030:
Why the New Gully Deposits are Not Dry Dust Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows two examples of gullies on crater walls Terra Sirenum on Mars.
PIA09029:
Other Martian Gullies with Light-Toned Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Two Martian southern mid-latitude craters have new light-toned deposit that formed in gully settings during the course of the Mars Global Surveyor mission.
PIA09028:
New Gully Deposit in a Crater in the Centauri Montes Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a gully deposit in an unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum on Mars.
PIA09027:
New Gully Deposit in a Crater in Terra Sirenum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a young impact crater that formed in Arabia Terra on Mars.
PIA09026:
New Impact Crater Formed Between April 2001 and December 2003
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows impact craters with dark ejecta patterns, a few of them also have light-toned ejecta, indicating that the impacting meteorite excavated to a depth where a light-toned material was present.
PIA09025:
Fresh Crater in Arabia Terra with Light-Toned Ejecta
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an impact crater site located in Arabia Terra on Mars.
PIA09024:
Second of Two Fresh Impact Crater Sites With "Before" and "After" Narrow Angle Mars Orbiter Camera Images
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the north flank of the Martian volcano Ulysses Patera on Mars. Fine details are evident at the impact site, showing how the blast moved dust around and interacted with craters and other small obstacles on the ground.
PIA09023:
Before-and-After Look at Impact Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows wispy dark rays and dark, annular (nearly-circular) zones surround the crater, while several chains of dark spots formed by secondary impact radiate away for hundreds of meters from the tiny crater on Mars.
PIA09022:
New Impact Crater in Arabia Terra
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a few of the dustiest regions on Mars: Tharsis, Amazonis, and Arabia.
PIA09021:
Procedure for Finding New Impact Sites on Mars Using the Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows multiple craters on the surface of Mars.
PIA09020:
New Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-27 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dust-covered lava flows on the lowermost south flank of Olympus Mons on Mars taken on October 12, 2006. One leveed lava channel disappears into a thick, pitted and cratered dust mantle.
PIA01890:
Dust-Mantled Olympus Mons Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-20 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows crisp details in a suite of mid-latitude gullies on a crater wall taken on October 12, 2006.
PIA01889:
Sharp View of Gullies in Southern Winter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-13 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows six views of Mars during the month of November, 2006.
PIA01888:
Mars at Ls 137
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-07 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows two annular clouds, common in mid-northern summer in the north polar region on Mars, and may result from eddy currents in the lower atmosphere.
PIA01887:
MGS Mars Orbiter Camera: 10 Years In Space
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-30 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image acquired on July 14, 2006 by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an outcrop of light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock in Aureum Chaos on Mars. The darker material, which includes ripples, is composed of windblown sand and granules.
PIA01323:
Light-toned Rock Outcrop in Aureum Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-23 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This NASA's Mars Global Surveyor image shows several small, dark sand dunes and a small crater within a much larger crater (not visible in this image). The floor of the larger crater is rough and has been eroded with time.
PIA01317:
A Few Good Barchans
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-17 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a nearly ice-free view of layers exposed by erosion in the north polar region. The light-toned patches are remnants of water ice frost.
PIA01934:
Frost-free North Polar Layers in the Good Old Summertime
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-16 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
CTX
Mars Color Imager (MARCI)
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Map of Context Camera's North Polar Coverage During Checkout
PIA01929:
Map of Context Camera's North Polar Coverage During Checkout
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-16 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
MARCI
Mars Orbiter Camera
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Mars Polar Cap During Transition Phase Instrument Checkout
PIA01928:
Mars Polar Cap During Transition Phase Instrument Checkout
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-10 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a suite of dunes in one of the several north polar dune fields. The bright surfaces adjacent to some of the dunes are patches of frost
PIA01933:
Summertime View of North Polar Sand Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Opportunity Traverse Map, 'Eagle' to 'Victoria'
PIA08811:
Opportunity Traverse Map, 'Eagle' to 'Victoria'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-02 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor captures what Mars typically looks like in mid-afternoon. With the exception of occasional differences in weather and polar frost patterns, this is what the red planet looked like on October 2006).
PIA08802:
Mars at Ls 121
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-30 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an example of the extremely odd, seemingly scrambled layered rocks exposed by erosion near the deepest part of the deepest basin on Mars, Hellas.
PIA08801:
Scrambled Hellas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-29 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows gullies and cracked and stressed gully apron deposits in a south mid-latitude crater. Gullies can also be seen in the deep shadow on the north wall of the crater.
PIA08800:
Autumn Gullies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-28 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows layers exposed in the north polar region of Mars, underlain by a thick sequence of layered material. The layers are most commonly exposed on the slopes of troughs, believed to have formed by wind erosion.
PIA08799:
To Beat the Band
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-27 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark-toned, windblown sands and ripples, surrounding a light-toned hill, interpreted to be sedimentary rock, in Ganges Chasma, part of the giant Valles Marineris trough system on Mars.
PIA08798:
Ganges Quagmire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from the Mars Orbiter Camera aboard NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft shows an overview of 'Victoria Crater' and a portion of the
area NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has covered to reach the
enormous depression
PIA08777:
Overview of Approach to 'Victoria'
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor the Elysium/Mare Cimmerium face in mid-September 2006.
PIA08797:
Mars at Ls 107: Elysium/Mare Cimmerium
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-25 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the patterned ground of the cold, martian northern plains. The circular features are the sites of buried impact craters.
PIA08796:
Patterned Plains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-24 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the contact between a group of yardangs, tapered ridges formed by the removal of relatively easily-eroded material and a concentration of dark-toned windblown sand on the floor of a crater in Terra Sabaea.
PIA08795:
Yardang City
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a mesa and an impact grater just east of Phlegra Montes. The mesa is the eroded remnant of a once more extensive terrain. An apron of material surrounds the mesa.
PIA08794:
Mesa with Apron
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows outcrops of light-toned, massively-bedded rock in western Candor Chasma, part of the Valles Marineris trough system on Mars.
PIA08770:
West Candor Rocks
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows cracked, layered plains-forming material in the western part of Utopia Planitia, Mars.
PIA08769:
Cracky Mars
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows gullies on a south crater wall which appear as if they are the product of a 'weeping layer,' a porous layer of rock through which a liquid such as water may have percolated until it came to the martian surface.
PIA08768:
Something Old, Something New
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Syrtis Major face in mid-September 2006.
PIA08767:
Mars at Ls 107: Syrtis Major
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows narrow channel on the upper east flank of the martian volcano, Hadriaca Patera. Located on a volcano, this channel was likely formed by lava, perhaps as a lava tube at which the thin roof later collapsed.
PIA08766:
Rippley Channel
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows rugged terrain in the northern plains. The circular features are old, buried impact craters.
PIA08765:
Buried Craters
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an impact crater that is approximately 3.5 kilometers (2.2 miles) in diameter. Layered rock units are visible on the inside of the raised crater rim.
PIA08764:
Layered Crater Walls
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a landslide that occurred off of a steep slope in Tithonium Chasma, part of the vast Valles Marineris trough system.
PIA08758:
Mars Slide Show
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark sand dunes, with a thin coating of autumn frost, in the Ogygis Regio west of Argyre basin.
PIA08757:
Sandy Dunes
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Acidalia/Mare Erythraeum face in mid-September 2006.
PIA08756:
Mars at Ls 107: Acidalia/Mare Erythraeum
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark lava flows that have embayed -- flowed up against and into -- higher, more rugged terrain in the Cyclopia/Aethiopis region of Mars (southwest of Cerberus).
PIA08755:
9 Years at Mars!
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark lava flows that have embayed -- flowed up against and into -- higher, more rugged terrain in the Cyclopia/Aethiopis region of Mars (southwest of Cerberus).
PIA08747:
Embaying Flow
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark sand dunes, formed by winds blowing from the southwest (lower left), in Wirtz Crater. The crater is named for Carl Wilhelm Wirtz, a German astronomer.
PIA08746:
Dunes of Wirtz
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a suite of rings on the martian northern plains. Each ring marks the location of a filled and buried (or, in some cases, mostly-filled and nearly-buried) impact crater.
PIA08745:
Ring Things
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows
PIA08749:
Animated Elevation Model of 'Victoria Crater' Animation Icon
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows light-toned ripples covering the floors of troughs in the Adamas Labyrinthus region of northern Elysium Planitia.
PIA08744:
Rippled Labyrinth
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows rocks and gullies are visible in the northern walls of the crater. A small patch of large, windblown ripples cover part of the crater floor.
PIA08727:
Crater with Gullies
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Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Closing in on 'Victoria Crater'
PIA08731:
Closing in on 'Victoria Crater'
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the termination (end) of a group of layers in the north polar region of Mars, where they have been buried by younger, smoother-surfaced material.
PIA08726:
Polar Terminus
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Tharsis face of Mars in mid-September 2006.
PIA08725:
Mars at Ls 107: Tharsis
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows cracks layered, light-toned outcrops of sedimentary rock in Becquerel Crater. The outcrops are juxtaposed against a dark-toned substrate which occupies the upper (northern) portion of the image.
PIA08724:
Becquerel Outcrops
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the landing site of Viking 2 in Utopia Planitia, west of Mie Crater on Mars on 3 September 1976.
PIA08723:
Viking 2's 30th!
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows cracks formed in the material that nearly fills an impact crater on the martian northern plains.
PIA08722:
Tiled Floor
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dunes in the martian north polar region. The dunes are composed of dark, coarse sand. The white areas around the dunes are the last remaining areas of seasonal carbon dioxide frost cover.
PIA08717:
Dark Polar Dunes
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows streaks and scratch marks made in a thin coating of dust on the martian surface in the southern hemisphere made by passing dust devils during the summer season.
PIA08716:
Devil's Scratches
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows crescent-shaped, scooped-out hollows where wind has eroded the local bedrock in the Apollinaris Sulci region on Mars.
PIA08715:
Windy Work
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows layers exposed in a trough in the martian north polar region. At the time the picture was acquired, the entire scene was covered by seasonal carbon dioxide frost.
PIA08714:
Mars at Ls 93
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows layers exposed in a trough in the martian north polar region. At the time the picture was acquired, the entire scene was covered by seasonal carbon dioxide frost.
PIA08710:
Polar Band
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows landslide deposits formed when material slumped off the Mutch crater wall.
PIA08709:
Mutch Crater
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows layered material exposed on a slope in the north polar region on Mars. An unconformity is visible in the middle/upper left of the image, where layers are abruptly truncated.
PIA08708:
Polar Unconformity
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows part of a dune field in Chasma Boreale, the large north polar trough on Mars. The bright material covering the dunes is frozen carbon dioxide.
PIA08704:
Springtime Dunes
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark sand dunes in Arkhangelsky Crater on Mars. The steepest slopes on these dunes, their slip faces, point toward the northeast (upper right), indicating formative winds from the southwest.
PIA08703:
Archangel's Dunes
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows light-toned, layered, sedimentary rocks in a crater in part of the Schiaparelli basin on Mars. The repetition of these horizontal layers suggests the sediments could have been deposited in an ancient crater lake.
PIA08702:
Many-Layered Rock
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