[meteorite-list] MRO HiRISE Images - February 10, 2016

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 22:00:03 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <201602160600.u1G603iM026038_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

February 10, 2016

o Rounded Mounds in Northern Arabia Terra

  The resolution of our image will help assess the nature and
  grain size of the sediment that makes up these mounds.

o Inverted Terrain in Eridania

  The Eridania Basin is thought to have once contained a large sea.

o Wind at Work

  Wind is one of the most active forces shaping Mars' surface in today's

o A Possible Alluvial Fan

  Fan-shaped lobes likes these are also in the desert southwest of the
  United States, and are called "alluvial fans."

All of the HiRISE images are archived here:


Information about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is
online at http://www.nasa.gov/mro. The mission is
managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division
of the California Institute of Technology, for the NASA
Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. Lockheed
Martin Space Systems, of Denver, is the prime contractor
and built the spacecraft. HiRISE is operated by the
University of Arizona. Ball Aerospace and Technologies
Corp., of Boulder, Colo., built the HiRISE instrument.
Received on Tue 16 Feb 2016 01:00:03 AM PST

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