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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-24 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-23 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.349 MB)     JPEG (1.497 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-22 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Elysium/Mare Cimmerium face of Mars in mid-August 2006.
PIA08678:
Mars at Ls 93: Elysium/Mare Cimmerium
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-21 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an unconformity in an exposure of the martian north polar layered material, at which older layers were cut-off and eroded before a new suite of layers was deposited above them.
PIA08677:
Cut-off
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-20 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a layered slope in the martian north polar region, being exposed by the removal of an overlying, smoother material seen in the lower third of the image.
PIA08676:
Polar Layers, Exposed
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.722 MB)     JPEG (276.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-19 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the contact between an area of light-toned rock and an expanse of darker-toned materials on the floor of Coprates Chasma on Mars.
PIA08675:
Bits and Pieces
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.87 MB)     JPEG (157.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-18 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a ring marking the location of a nearly-filled, nearly-buried impact crater on the martian northern plains on Mars. Remnants of bright, seasonal frost occur in some polygonal cracks on the plain.
PIA08674:
High Plains Ring
Full Resolution:     TIFF (789.9 kB)     JPEG (272.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-17 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows some a modest-sized meteor impact crater in the Elysium Planitia region of Mars. The dark spot inside the crater is, most likely, a patch of windblown sand and silt.
PIA08673:
Hole in Ground
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.704 MB)     JPEG (333.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-16 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a delicate pattern, like that of a spider web, appears on top of the Mars residual polar cap, after the seasonal carbon-dioxide ice slab has disappeared.
PIA08659:
Spider Web Pattern
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-16 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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Dark spots (left) and 'fans' appear to scribble dusty hieroglyphics on top of the Martian south polar cap in two high-resolution images from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor taken in southern spring.
PIA08658:
Dark Spots
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-16 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows some dark slope streaks in the Phlegra Dorsa region of Mars. Of particular interest is the split streak near the center of the image, which diverted around a rounded hill as the material was sliding down the slope.
PIA08672:
Diversionary Tactic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-15 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Syrtis Major face of Mars in mid-August 2006.
PIA08671:
Mars at Ls 93: Syrtis Major
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-14 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an unconformity in a sequence of layered material in the martian north polar region created by erosion.
PIA08670:
Polar Exposure
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-13 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dried streambeds -- martian gullies -- in the mountainous central peak region of Hale Crater on Mars.
PIA08669:
All Hail Hale
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.523 MB)     JPEG (1.898 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-12 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows gullies all of which head at the same level on a south mid-latitude crater wall.
PIA08668:
Weepy Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-11 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the two craters, dubbed Swift and Voltaire, on the tiny martian moon, Deimos.
PIA08667:
Deimos!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-10 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows two mesas on the northern plains of Mars. 'Mesa' is the Spanish word for 'table,' -- a very good description of the two elliptical features.
PIA08666:
Mesa = Table
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.777 MB)     JPEG (386.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-09 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a flow knob of light-toned, layered rock exposed by erosion in the Iani Chaos region of Mars.
PIA08665:
Bright Iani
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.331 MB)     JPEG (1.055 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-08 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Acidalia/Mare Erythraeum face of Mars in mid-August, 2006.
PIA08664:
Mars at Ls 93: Acidalia/Mare Erythraeum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-07 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a flow or landslide feature on a hillslope facing north (toward top/upper right) that is buried on both ends.
PIA08663:
Buried Ends
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.864 MB)     JPEG (407.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-06 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a chain of clustered and battered craters. These were formed by secondary impact.
PIA08662:
Chain Gang
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-05 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a small, dust-mantled volcano on the plains east of the giant martian volcano, Pavonis Mons.
PIA08661:
Little One
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.552 MB)     JPEG (282.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-04 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a bowl-shaped crater on the martian northern plains with a mysterious radiant pattern of zones with and without boulders and rocks.
PIA08639:
Radiant Bowl
Full Resolution:     TIFF (750.9 kB)     JPEG (181.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-03 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a group of gullies formed on the equator-facing wall of a north mid-latitude crater. Gullies such as these might have formed from the erosive forces of liquid water.
PIA08638:
Northern Gullies
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.219 MB)     JPEG (716.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-02 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an impact crater on the martian northern plains. This crater is roughly the size of the famous Meteor Crater in Arizona on the North American continent.
PIA08637:
Slam!
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.187 MB)     JPEG (256.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-01 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Tharsis face of Mars in mid-August, 2006.
PIA08636:
Mars at Ls 93: Tharsis
Full Resolution:     TIFF (411.8 kB)     JPEG (37.49 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-31 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a pedestal a 'pancake' or 'pedestal' crater on the martian northern plains. The rocky ejecta from the crater protected the underlying material from being stripped away by wind.
PIA08635:
Northern Pancake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-30 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a pedestal crater in the Eumenides Dorsum region of Mars.
PIA08634:
On a Pedestal
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.808 MB)     JPEG (273.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-29 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a steep a field of dark sand dunes in an unnamed crater in the Noachis Terra/Hellespontus region of Mars.
PIA08633:
Autumn Dunes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.562 MB)     JPEG (301.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-28 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global S shows a steep slope in the north polar region of Mars. The stripes indicate an exposure of layered material; the variations in brightness are the result of varying amounts and textures on seasonal carbon dioxide frost.
PIA08648:
Striped Scarp
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.101 MB)     JPEG (95.42 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-27 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the inverted, eroded remains of a channel, now standing as a complex ridge that runs across the middle of this scene, in dust-mantled terrain west of Sinus Meridiani, Mars.
PIA08647:
Stream, Inverted
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.747 MB)     JPEG (296.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows gullies a portion of a flood-carved canyon within the larger Kasei Valles system on Mars. This canyon is the result of the very last flood event that poured through the Kasei valleys, long ago.
PIA08643:
Flooded Place
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.627 MB)     JPEG (2.312 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-25 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Elysium/Mare Cimmerium face of Mars in mid-July, 2006.
PIA08629:
Mars at Ls 79: Elysium/Mare Cimmerium
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-24 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows gullies on the wall of a martian south mid-latitude impact crater. The channels in each gully head beneath an eroding overhang of layered rock.
PIA08628:
Gullied Recesses
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-23 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a small volcano in the Syria Planum region of Mars. The lava flows that compose this small volcano are nearly hidden by a mantle of rough-textured, perhaps somewhat cemented, dust.
PIA08627:
Syrian Volcano
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.853 MB)     JPEG (538 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-22 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dunes in the north polar region of Mars. In this scene, the dunes, and the plain on which the dunes reside, are at least in part covered by a bright carbon dioxide frost.
PIA08624:
Spring Dunes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.521 MB)     JPEG (291.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-21 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a small portion of the floor of Kaiser Crater in the Noachis Terra region, Mars. The terrain is covered by large windblown ripples and a few smoother-surfaced sand dunes.
PIA08620:
Ripples and Dunes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.435 MB)     JPEG (490.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-20 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Viking 1 lander in its western Chryse Planitia landing site on Mars where it landed on 20 July 1976.
PIA08616:
Viking 1's 30th!
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.934 MB)     JPEG (326.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-19 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a portion of a sand dune field in the north polar region of Mars. The dunes are covered with frozen carbon dioxide which accumulated over the autumn and winter months.
PIA08615:
Defrosty Dunes
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Syrtis Major face of Mars in mid-July 2006.
PIA08614:
Mars at Ls 79: Syrtis Major
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a bright plain west of Schiaparelli Crater, Mars, some of them long-lived and others that are transient. The circular features scattered throughout are impact crater in a variety of states of degradation.
PIA08608:
Yard Sale
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.184 MB)     JPEG (327 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-16 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows windblown materials that have collected and been shaped into large ripples in a valley in the Auqakuh Vallis system in northeastern Arabia Terra, Mars.
PIA08607:
Ripple Belt
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.692 MB)     JPEG (606.5 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows buttes and knobs of light-toned rock, perhaps sedimentary in origin, on the floor of Rabe Crater on Mars. The buttes and knobs are surrounded by dark, windblown sands that are crisscrossed dust devil tracks.
PIA08606:
Rabe Remnants
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.648 MB)     JPEG (122.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-14 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows erosional remnants of layered rock and large windblown ripples on the floor of a crater in the Tyrrhena Terra region of Mars. The layered rocks are most likely sedimentary.
PIA08603:
Electric Polygons
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows erosional remnants of layered rock and large windblown ripples on the floor of a crater in the Tyrrhena Terra region of Mars. The layered rocks are most likely sedimentary.
PIA08602:
Scalloped Floor
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.881 MB)     JPEG (245.3 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows terrain southwest of Meroe Patera in Syrtis Major Planum, Mars. Impact craters are common throughout the scene, including a small impact crater with light-toned ejecta radiating outward from its rim.
PIA08601:
Syrtis Plain
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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 of Mars in mid-July, 2006.
PIA08584:
Mars at Ls 79: Acidalia/Mare Erythraeum
Full Resolution:     TIFF (411.8 kB)     JPEG (33.05 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a cone-shaped hill, perhaps a remnant of a material that was once more laterally extensive across the area, on a textured plain in the Hyperboreus Labyrinthus region in the north polar region of Mars.
PIA08583:
Polar Cone
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.599 MB)     JPEG (168.9 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a portion of Syrtis Major Planum, dominated in this area by two impact craters of differing age.
PIA08582:
Big and Little
Full Resolution:     TIFF (775.1 kB)     JPEG (56.94 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows layered, light-toned exposures of probable sedimentary rock in Iani Chaos on Mars.
PIA08581:
Butte-ification
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.661 MB)     JPEG (211.8 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows gullies overlain by seasonal frost in the north wall of an unnamed crater west of Hellas Planitia on Mars.
PIA08580:
Gullies and Dunes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.579 MB)     JPEG (166.4 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the remains of leveed lava channels cutting across (west to east) a dust-covered plain composed of overlapping lava flows east of Olympus Mons on Mars.
PIA08579:
Lava Levees
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.636 MB)     JPEG (187.6 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a cratered plain west of Schiaparelli Crater, Mars. The area captured in this image, and areas adjacent to it, are known for high dust devil traffic.
PIA08575:
Rush Hour
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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-July, 2006.
PIA08574:
Mars at Ls 79: Tharsis
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor image shows layers exposed by erosion in a trough within the north polar residual cap of Mars, diving beneath a younger covering of polar materials.
PIA08573:
Polar Diving
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a portion of a trough cutting across a dust-covered plain in the Labeatis Fossae region of Mars. Boulders derived from the layered exposures near the top of the trough walls are resting on the floor.
PIA08572:
Labeatis Trough
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.058 MB)     JPEG (306.6 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dusty terrain near the west rim of Malea Patera, located southwest of Hellas Planitia on Mars.
PIA08571:
Malea Patera
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dunes in the north polar region of Mars. In this springtime view, the dunes are largely covered by frozen carbon dioxide that was deposited during the winter months in the northern hemisphere.
PIA08570:
Aerodynamic
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows buttes and mesas surrounded by sand dunes on the floor of Rabe Crater, Mars. Gullies of uncertain origin cut sand dune surfaces in the top (north) quarter of the scene.
PIA08569:
Rabe Landforms
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.217 MB)     JPEG (85.34 kB)
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a particularly bright-looking part of the rock Halley, on Mars. Chemical composition of the bright spots is suggestive of a calcium sulfate mineral.
PIA08567:
Spirit Examines Light-Toned 'Halley' (False Color)
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Microscopic Imager
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a particularly bright-looking part of the rock Halley, on Mars. Chemical composition of the bright spots is suggestive of a calcium sulfate mineral.
PIA08566:
Spirit Examines Light-Toned 'Halley' (Microscopic Image)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.05 MB)     JPEG (175.5 kB)
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the outcrop-rimmed 'Beagle Crater' appearing on the horizon as the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity approached it on June 20, 2006. Blocks of ejecta can be seen around the prominent, raised rim of Beagle crater.
PIA08565:
Stretched View Showing 'Beagle Crater'
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.173 MB)     JPEG (567 kB)
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Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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'Beagle Crater' on Opportunity's Horizon (Orbital View)
PIA08564:
'Beagle Crater' on Opportunity's Horizon (Orbital View)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (16.51 MB)     JPEG (633.1 kB)
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a contact between a dust-covered plain and a dust-mantled, textured upland in the Memnonia Sulci region of Mars.
PIA08568:
Memnonia Landscape
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.575 MB)     JPEG (256.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-27 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Elysium/Mare Cimmerium face of Mars in mid-June 2006.
PIA08563:
Mars at Ls 66: Elysium/Mare Cimmerium
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a spine of material exposed in the Sisyphi Planum region of Mars. Gullies can be seen on the deeply-shadowed ridge slope.
PIA08562:
Sisyphi Spine
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows v-shaped troughs in the Hephaestus Fossae region of Mars. Light-toned, windblown ripples reside in the very lowest parts of the troughs, as well as on the cratered upland outside the troughs.
PIA08561:
Cracked Mars
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dust-mantled, layered remnants of sedimentary rock exposed by erosion on the floor of an unnamed crater located northeast of Crommelin Crater in Arabia Terra on Mars.
PIA08560:
Stairways to ?
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows sinuous ridges and other landforms exposed by erosion in the Aeolis region of Mars.
PIA08554:
Inverted Channels
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the sinuous margin of a dust-covered, ridged lava flow in southern Daedalia Planum, Mars.
PIA08551:
Crumpled
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a portion of a mesa in eastern Candor Chasma on Mars.
PIA08550:
Skirted Mesa
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Syrtis Major face of Mars.
PIA08549:
Mars at Ls 66: Syrtis Major
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a pair of partially-buried impact craters which are being exhumed on a plain east of Hellas in the Promethei Terra region Mars.
PIA08548:
Martian Spectacles
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows small gullies on the north wall of a crater within the much larger Green Crater in Noachis Terra, Mars. The gullies might have formed by seepage and runoff of ground water.
PIA08547:
Green Gullies
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a group of sand dunes, covered by seasonal carbon dioxide frost, in the martian north polar region. The carbon dioxide frost sublimes away, slowly revealing the dark sand that makes up the dunes.
PIA08546:
Frosted Dunes
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This anaglyph from Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) shows layers in Galle Crater. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA08545:
Galle Bedding 3-D
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a mound of layered rock in places over-ridden by dark sand dunes occurring immediately south of the 'mouth' of Gale Crater (also know as 'Happy Face Crater') on Mars. Groups of layers cut across each other in places.
PIA08544:
Galle Bedding
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the outer edge of the south polar residual cap of Mars.
PIA08540:
Waning Cap
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Acidalia/Mare Erythraeum face of Mars at Ls 66 in mid-June 2006.
PIA08539:
Mars at Ls 66: Acidalia/Mare Erythraeum
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a group of impact craters in Aonia Planum, Mars. Remarkably, two of the craters are approximately equal in size, however, they clearly differ in age.
PIA08536:
Age Relationship
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a wide, flat-floored trough flanked by several smaller, branching troughs in the Olympica Fossae region of Mars. Dark- and intermediate-toned slope streaks, created by dry avalanches of dust, occur on the trough walls.
PIA08535:
Designer Troughs
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a light-toned wind streak created in the lee, downwind side, of an impact crater in the Cyane Fossae region of Mars.
PIA08534:
Windswept
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a small portion of a dust-covered plain directly north of Labyrinthus Noctis on Mars which is cut by three linear troughs.
PIA08524:
Intersection
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a large dust devil flanked by two relatively small dust devils, moving together across a lightly-dusted, south high-latitude plain on Mars.
PIA08522:
Travelling Companions
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows repeated layers of material, possibly a combination of dust and ice, or perhaps ancient sedimentary rock, exposed by erosion on a slope in the south polar region of Mars.
PIA08520:
Layer-Upon-Layer
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Tharsis face of Mars in mid-June 2006.
PIA08514:
Mars at Ls 66: Tharsis
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows blocky remnants of a material that was once more laterally extensive on the floor of an impact crater located NW of Herschel Crater. Large ripples of windblown sediment have accumulated around and between the blocks.
PIA08512:
Diced Remnant
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows layered, light-toned, sedimentary rocks that have been exposed by erosion in Coprates Chasma, one of the many chasms which comprise the Valles Marineris trough system on Mars.
PIA08511:
Coprates Erosion
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dunes covered with a seasonally-deposited layer of solid carbon dioxide (CO2) in the north polar region of Mars.
PIA08510:
Undercover
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows material on the floor of a crater in Noachis Terra, west of Hellas Planitia on Mars.
PIA08507:
Security Blanket
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows windblown ripples on the floor of Auqakuh Vallis on Mars. The light-toned area, running diagonally across the scene may be dust that has accumulated in the bottom of the valley and on top of the ripples.
PIA08504:
Auqakuh Stripe
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a pedestal crater superposed on the floor of the much larger Mellish Crater. When an impact crater of this type forms, material is thrown onto the adjacent terrain to form portions of the ejecta blanket.
PIA08502:
Mellish Pedestal
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the north polar region of Mars.
PIA08498:
Mars at Ls 53: North Polar Region
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows light-toned, layered, sedimentary rock outcrops in northwest Schiaparelli Basin on Mars. The layers are all of about the same thickness (a few meters or less) and appear to have similar properties.
PIA08496:
Light-toned Terraces
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a chain of collapse pits on a dust-mantled, lava-covered plain northeast of Ascraeus Mons -- one of the giant volcanoes located in the Tharsis region of Mars.
PIA08494:
Pitted Plain
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark sand dunes on the floor of an impact crater west of Hellas Planitia on Mars. Portions of the crater floor are exposed near the center but, in general, the floor is covered by large, windblown ripples.
PIA08492:
Ripples and Dunes
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a variety of textures observed on a dust-covered plain in the Marte Valles region of Mars.
PIA08490:
Transitions
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows gullies in the north wall of a crater south of Proctor Crater in Noachis Terra on Mars. Dark streaks cutting across the scene were formed by passing dust devils.
PIA08486:
Breaking Trail
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows billowing clouds of dust rising from a storm southeast of Hellas Planitia on Mars. The dust storm in this case obscured the Mars Orbiter Camera's view of the martian surface.
PIA08482:
Closing Window
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the Elysium/Mare Cimmerium face of Mars in mid-May 2006.
PIA08481:
Mars at Ls 53: Elysium/Mare Cimmerium
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