Fan-Shaped Landform at Terminus of Broad Flat Ridge
HiRISE PICTURE OF THE DAY: 9 AUGUST 2022

Fascinating Formations

Also visible in a Context Camera image, there might be a fluvial sediment fan or delta at the terminus of a potential “fluvial ridge” (inverted channel) in this observation. Also of note are the fascinating groups of blocks and thin channels that are peppered with small impact craters. These blocks give the terrain an almost scaly appearance. This scene is in Antoniadi Crater.



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