Obstacles and Wakes in Lava
HiRISE PICTURE OF THE DAY: 7 AUGUST 2022
Obstacles and Wakes in Lava

The ancient lava flow in this image was able to make it past some hills, but the rubble crust was caught and piled up, forming thick masses of debris.



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