MARS RECONNAISSANCE ORBITER HIRISE IMAGES
November 14, 2012
o Possible Phyllosilicate Near Margaritifer Chaos
The existence of clay minerals is especially interesting on Mars
o Chutes and Flows
Some of the surface material appears to have breached the crater rim
o A Streamlined Island in Athabasca Valles
Streamlined islands form by a rapid erosive flow (catastrophic flooding)
o Only on Mars
The South Polar terrain of Mars has a landscape unlike anywhere on Earth.
All of the HiRISE images are archived here:
Information about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is
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