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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-06 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MCS
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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 2018-08-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a section of one of the many channel forms found on the northwestern side of the Elysium Mons volcanic complex. The channel features are thought to have both a tectonic and volcanic origin.
PIA22619:
Elysium Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed crater containing a small dune field located in the region between northern Terra Sabaea and Utopia Planitia.
PIA22618:
Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows right angle intersections from some of the graben that form Sacra Fossae. The fossae are located on the margin of Lunae Planum near the beginning of Kasei Valles.
PIA22617:
Sacra Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a large landslide deposit in central Ganges Chasma. The radial grooves on the top of the landslide are a common feature formed by the downslope movement of the landslide materials.
PIA22616:
Ganges Chasma Landslide
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of the floor of Moreux Crater. Sand dunes are found in this region of the crater floor.
PIA22615:
Moreux Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of an unnamed crater on the northwest margin of Daedaia Planum. The interior of the crater has been filled by a material that is now being eroded to create the ridge and valley formation.
PIA22614:
Daedalia Planum Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located near Zephyria Planum. Winds of two different directions have excavated a poorly cemented surface into linear ridge features called yardangs.
PIA22612:
Wind Etching
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small portion of the vast lava flow field of Daedalia Planum. The flows originate at Arsia Mons, the youngest of the three Tharsis volcanoes.
PIA22611:
Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of Ares Vallis, one of the large channels in Margaritfer Terra that empty into Chryse Planitia.
PIA22610:
Ares Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the northern end of Gordii Dorsum, where the surface slopes down into southern Amazonis Planitia. Dark slope streaks are visible on the lower cliff face.
PIA22609:
Many Textures
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observes several new dust avalanches on the slopes of ridges within the Olympus Mons Aureole.
PIA22595:
The Dark Side of Dust Avalanches
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Roddy Crater on Mars, home to several large alluvial fans, which formed as water moved sediment from the mountainous crater rim and deposited it onto the flatter crater floor.
PIA22594:
Fans of Roddy Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an impact crater, home to fan-shaped deposits that extend from the rim and sit on the interior crater floor. Thick beds with varying tone are exposed along the edge of the fan.
PIA22592:
Fans and Valleys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-23 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on May 13, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows sand dunes scouring what appears to be a highly-cratered, old lava flow in the Tempe Terra region, located in the Northern Hemisphere.
PIA22586:
This is Not the Hydrothermal Deposit You're Looking For
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. The crater is relatively young, with several different structures on the floor and rim still visible.
PIA22608:
Not Quite Round
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a section of martian terrain in Indus Vallis. Indus Vallis is located in Terra Sabaea.
PIA22607:
Indus Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-19 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image shows how dust has enveloped the Red Planet. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows views of Valles Marineris chasms (left) and an autumn dust storm in Acidalia (right) and the early spring south polar cap.
PIA22487:
Mars Before and After Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a double impact - two meteors hitting simultaneously. The two meteors would have started as a single object, at some point prior to impact the object separated into parts.
PIA22606:
Doublet Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a crater on Hephaestus Fossae. The crater is fairly young, as there is only minimal modification of the crater floor.
PIA22605:
Hephaestus Fossae Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows that winds in this region have modified the surface, carving valleys into a poorly cemented material. These linear valleys are called yardangs.
PIA22604:
Wind Erosion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of one of the Elysium Fossae on the western flank of the Elysium volcanic complex. The fossae have both a tectonic and volcanic origin.
PIA22603:
Elysium Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a portion of Ophir Chasma, a part of Valles Marineris, the largest canyon system on Mars. At the top of the image is a portion of a large landslide deposit which originate at the northern wall of the canyon.
PIA22602:
Ophir Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows Olympus Rupes, the large escarpment surrounding Olympus Mons. The escarpment is a cliff where there is a large elevation change over a short distance.
PIA22598:
Olympus Rupes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the lava flows originating at Arsia Mons. Arsia Mons in the southermost of the three large Tharsis volcanoes.
PIA22597:
Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located on the eastern flank of Alba Mons. Linear faults and graben surround the volcano aligned north/south.
PIA22596:
Phlegethon Catena
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This colorful image acquired on May 21, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows clays within the Eridania basin region.
PIA22588:
Clays in the Eridania Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, acquired May 13, 2018 during winter at the South Pole of Mars, shows a carbon dioxide ice cap covering the region and as the sun returns in the spring, 'spiders' begin to emerge from the landscape.
PIA22587:
Jamming with the 'Spiders' from Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Aram Chaos, an ancient impact crater that lies within in the Southern Highlands of Mars. Uplifted blocks are composed largely of the iron-oxide hematite and water-altered silicates.
PIA22585:
Uplifted Blocks of Light-Toned Layered Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the relative high land of Lunae Planum. The Kasei Valles channel is just below. Also shown is an eroded surface that forms an island in the channel. The surface of the island has been modified by the flow of water
PIA22584:
Kasei Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the floor of an unnamed crater between Terra Sabaea and Utopia Planitia on Mars containing several regions of sand dunes.
PIA22583:
Terra Sabaea Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows lava flows located on the northeastern flank of Olympus Mons.
PIA22581:
Olympus Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-04 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the eastern flank of Pavonis Mons where it meets the surrounding volcanic plains. The arced features toward the top are fractures and lava tubes that were revealed by collapse of the roof of the tube into the unde
PIA22580:
Pavonis Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located in Terra Sabaea near the margin of Syrtis Major Planum. The channel-like feature at bottom is an unnamed. There is a high spot within the channel that would not let a fluid pass from one side to the other.
PIA22579:
Terra Sabaea Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows dust devil tracks in Utopia Planitia on Mars. The tracks occur where dust devils have scoured the fine materials off the underlying surface.
PIA22578:
Dust Devil Tracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the equatorial region between Olympus Mons and Apollinaris Mons, dominated by wind etched regions of the ridges and valleys.
PIA22577:
Wind Etching
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the eastern edge of Tithonium Chasma, one of the large valley systems that comprise Valles Marineris. Large fractures are visible on the upper margin of the chasma.
PIA22576:
Tithonium Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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In this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey the surface region of Aram Chaos is being dissected by linear valleys. As dissection continues individual mesas develop.
PIA22539:
Aram Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small section on Margaritifer Chaos. The term chaos is applied to regions where the surface is being eroded to form mesas.
PIA22538:
Margaritifer Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Ganges Chasma in the northeast portion of Valles Marineris. Scattered hills on the canyon floor may be remnants of chaos terrain that formed from collapse of the canyon.
PIA22536:
The Hills in Ganges Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows many new ice blocks compared to earlier images in 2006. One of the most actively changing areas on Mars are the steep edges of the North Polar layered deposits.
PIA22535:
Ice Block Avalanche
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed this image of an impact crater. The blue appearance is due to the intense blast of the impact moving around dust on the surface. That dust is usually light-toned and reddish in color compared to what is beneath.
PIA22534:
New Crater Blues
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Part of this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has lingering seasonal frost, which serves to accentuate Mars' noth polar layered deposit comprising a thick stack of icy layers.
PIA22533:
Lingering Frost
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows linear ridges, the result of wind action eroding the material of a layered deposit.
PIA22505:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a smaller crater containing a multitude of dark slope streaks on the rim of Chia Crater. These features are assumed to represent down slope movements of material.
PIA22504:
Crater Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The hills in this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey are part of mound located in Arcadia Plantia. Just west of these hills is a long region of grouped hills called Phlegra Montes.
PIA22503:
Arcadia Plainitia Hills
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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Two images from the Mast Camera onboard NASA's Curiosity rover depict the change in the color of light illuminating the Martian surface since a dust storm engulfed Gale Crater. At left shows the 'Duluth' drill site on May 21, 2018; at right from June 17.
PIA22330:
Duluth After Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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A self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity rover taken on Sol 2082 (June 15, 2018). A Martian dust storm has reduced sunlight and visibility at the rover's location in Gale Crater.
PIA22486:
Curiosity's Dusty Selfie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small part of the huge northern dune field called Olympia Undae. This dune field surrounds 1/3 of the north polar cap. Collected in northern summer, there is no frost remaining on the dunes in this image.
PIA22502:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The large sand sheet with surface dune forms seen in this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located on the complex floor of Rabe Crater. The sand is likely derived by erosion into the deposit that fills most of the crater floor.
PIA22501:
Rabe Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed channel in Xanthe Terra. The large bend in the channel was created as the flow of liquid from the bottom of the image was deflected by a ridge that extends diagonally from the left center.
PIA22500:
Xanthe Terra Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a section of Shalbatana Vallis. Shalbatana Vallis is one of many channels that empty into Chryse Planitia.
PIA22499:
Shalbatana Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows Lycus Sulci, a very complex region surrounding the northern and western flanks of Olympus Mons featuring some of the tectonic ridges as well as the dark slope streaks that are common in this region.
PIA22498:
Lycus Sulci
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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These two views from NASA's Curiosity rover, acquired specifically to measure the amount of dust inside Gale Crater, show that dust has increased over three days from a major Martian dust storm.
PIA22520:
Curiosity's View of the June 2018 Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a fierce dust storm is kicking up on Mars, with rovers on the surface indicated as icons.
PIA22519:
2018 Giant Dust Storm on Mars Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located in the center of Hebes Chasma, a large deposit of layered material called Hebes Mensa.
PIA22497:
Hebes Mensa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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This series of images shows simulated views of a darkening Martian sky blotting out the Sun from NASA's Opportunity rover's point of view, with the right side simulating Opportunity's current view in the global dust storm (June 2018).
PIA22521:
Shades of Martian Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of a crater located north of Hecates Tholus. The radial grooves in the ejecta blanket are still visible around the crater rim.
PIA22496:
Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a hill with a central crater. Such features have been interpreted as both mud volcanoes (really a sedimentary structure) and as actual volcanoes (the erupting lava kind).
PIA22514:
A Volcano of Mud or Lava?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an impact crater that triggered a slope streak. When the meteoroid hit the surface and exploded to make the crater, it also destabilized the slope and initiated this avalanche.
PIA22513:
Bang and Whoosh!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In this region of Lyot Crater, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a field of classic barchan dunes. Sand dunes often accumulate in the floors of craters on Mars.
PIA22512:
Once in a Blue Dune
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed sand dunes in the north polar regions of Mars showing light coatings of pale orange dust blown partially across the dark basaltic sand. Around the edges of the dunes, patches of seasonal dry ice remain.
PIA22511:
Dust and Frost
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of Medusa Fossae. Winds have eroded materials in this region, creating ridges and valleys aligned with the direction of the wind.
PIA22510:
Medusae Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-10 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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This global map of Mars taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows a growing dust storm as of June 6, 2018. The blue dot shows the approximate location of Opportunity.
PIA22329:
Dust Storm Covers Opportunity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the wall and floor of Coprates Chasma. Several landslide deposits are visible as well as small regions of sand dunes.
PIA22410:
Coprates Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-07 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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NASA's Curiosity rover used its Sample Analysis at Mars to detect seasonal changes in atmospheric methane in Gale Crater. The methane signal has been observed for nearly three Martian years (nearly six Earth years), peaking each summer.
PIA22328:
Mars' Mysterious Methane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a section of Shalbatana Vallis. Shalbatana Vallis is located in Xanthe Terra.
PIA22409:
Shalbatana Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of the lava flows that comprise Daedalia Planum. The flows originated at Arsia Mons, the youngest of the three Tharsis volcanoes.
PIA22408:
Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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A landslide deposit is visible in this image of Coprates Catena. Coprates Catena parallels the much larger Coprates Chasma; both are part of Valles Marineris. This image was captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA22407:
Coprates Catena Landslide
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-04 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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The drill bit of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover over one of the sample inlets on the rover's deck. The inlets lead to Curiosity's onboard laboratories.
PIA22327:
Inlet Cover On the Curiosity Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-04 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Milankovic Crater is located in central Arcadia Planitia. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows small sand dunes on the crater floor, and larger dunes within the central crater peak/pit feature.
PIA22406:
Milankovic Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The northern margin of Terra Sabaea is a complex area between a cratered highland and complexly eroded lower plains. This image of the region captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows just one of the numerous unnamed channels.
PIA22405:
Terra Sabaea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-31 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the 'rim' of Orcus Patera. Along the east facing ridge walls in this image multiple regions of dark slope streaks are visible. How Orcus Patera formed is a mystery.
PIA22404:
Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows Moreux Crater, located in the northern part of Terra Sabaea. The crater has a region of sand dunes on the crater floor, as well as features that are similar to glacial topography on Earth.
PIA22403:
Moreux Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Hale Crater, a large impact crater (more than 100 kilometers) with a suite of interesting features such as active gullies, active recurring slope lineae, and extensive icy ejecta flows.
PIA22465:
Bedrock Exposed in the Rim of Hale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows the permanent polar cap of Mars, encircled by sand dunes and looking like pulled threads, these dunes march across a fabric of patterned ground.
PIA22464:
Corduroy Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In early Martian summer, at the time NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) acquired this image, the dunes are almost free of their seasonal ice cover.
PIA22463:
Patches of Snow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter continually finds new impact sites on Mars. This one occurred within the dense secondary crater field of Corinto Crater. The new crater and its ejecta have distinctive color patterns.
PIA22462:
A New Impact Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located on the margin of the Nili Fossae region and Isidis Planitia.
PIA22402:
Complex Erosion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the margin of the north polar cap and the surrounding plains. The layering of the ice is easily visible due to the dust that is deposited on the top of the ice every year.
PIA22401:
Polar Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Olympia Undae, a large dune field that surrounds part of the north polar cap. At the top of the image the dunes are small and isolated.
PIA22400:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the margin between the polar cap and the surrounding plains. There are dunes on the plains at the top of the image.
PIA22399:
North Polar Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-23 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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A close-up image of a 2-inch-deep hole produced using a new drilling technique for NASA's Curiosity rover. Curiosity drilled this hole in a target called 'Duluth' on May 20, 2018.
PIA22326:
Curiosity Successfully Drills "Duluth"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-23 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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NASA's Curiosity rover successfully drilled a 2-inch-deep hole in a target called 'Duluth' on May 20, 2018. It was the first rock sample captured by the drill since October 2016.
PIA22325:
First Drilled Sample on Mars Since 2016
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Located west of the Elysium Volcanic complex, Hebrus Valles is a complex channel system that flowed to the north. In this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft the channel features have the appearance of a channel formed by liquid flow.
PIA22398:
Hebrus Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a section of Cerberus Fossae. Located southeast of the Elysium Planitia volcanic complex, the linear graben was created by tectonic forces related to the volcanic activity.
PIA22397:
Cerberus Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The linear channel in the bottom half of this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of Olympica Fossae. Olympica Fossae is a complex channel form located on the Tharsis plains between Alba Mons and Olympus Mons.
PIA22396:
Olympica Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a region of Chryse Chaos where the isolated mesas are beginning to be formed. The interconnected channel forms erode, and mesas are created by erosion of the bounding channels.
PIA22395:
Chryse Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an unnamed crater located in Utopia Planitia. This relatively young crater has a steep inner rim, with floor deposits that originate from the crater rim itself.
PIA22394:
Utopia Planitia Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows Gale Crater on Mars, the home of the Curiosity Rover.
PIA22393:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Gale Crater. Gale Crater is the home of the Curiosity Rover.
PIA22392:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows barchan sand dunes, common on Mars often forming vast dune fields within very large (tens to hundreds of km) impact basins. The regions upwind of barchans are usually devoid of sandy bedforms.
PIA22456:
Barchan Pac-Man
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows some of these on the slopes of Nectaris Montes within Coprates Chasma on Mars. Sand dunes in Valles Marineris can be impressive in size, with steep slopes that seem to climb and descend.
PIA22455:
Dunes in Nectaris Montes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows two small impact craters located in Meridiani Planum on Mars. Small boulders on the floor and walls of the left-side crater.
PIA22454:
Twin Craters in Meridiani Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows two new craters on Mars with the same distinctive pattern of relatively blue ejecta surrounded by a dark blast zone and arcing patterns. This pattern indicates an oblique impact angle with a bolide.
PIA22453:
A Pair of New Impact Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of Olympia Undae, a huge dune field that surrounds part of the north polar cap. This image was taken during summer and there is no frost on the dune forms.
PIA22391:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Sand dunes cover this entire image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft. The dunes are part of Olympia Undae, a huge dune field surrounding 1/4 of the northern polar cap.
PIA22390:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image of Gale Crater from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the huge layered deposit that covers much of the crater floor. The top of the image shows part of the crater rim, including one of the many small channels.
PIA22389:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the interior of Candor Chasma. At the bottom of the frame is a bright feature formed by layers of material deposited in the canyon after it formed.
PIA22388:
Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The feature that crosses this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is a graben. Graben are formed by tectonic action, where a block of material moves downward between a pair of faults.
PIA22387:
Labeatis Fossae
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