Martian Texture 6: Juventae Chasma  

Click here to view at full resolution.
Uploaded: 01/15/10 10:06 AM GMT
Martian Texture 6: Juventae Chasma
Views: 2460
Dlds: 462
Status: active

Martian landforms have been shaped by winds, water, lava flow, seasonal icing and other forces over millennia. This view shows color variations in bright layered deposits of opaline, silica and iron sulfates on a plateau the Valles Marineris region of Mars.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL Caltech


Post a Comment  -  Subscribe to this discussion
01/15/10 10:11 AM GMT
Those are some titillating textures flowin' in there!!
0∈ [?]
Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round??
01/15/10 1:37 PM GMT
Incredible texture!
0∈ [?]
01/18/10 3:40 PM GMT
Gorgeous textures made even more awe inspiring by the fact of where they are but we are still seeing them.
0∈ [?]
Legitimate leadership flows from love. Anything less is violence incognito.
01/20/10 2:03 PM GMT
The color and texture reminds me of alligator skin.
0∈ [?]
some pictures say a thousand words... others speak silently to the soul
01/23/10 1:31 PM GMT
Ok, that is very surreal. Nice tweak.
0∈ [?]
'Study the past, if you would divine the future.' - Confucius

Leave a comment (registration required):