Mesa Movement
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Mesa Movement

June 20, 2014
This image appears to show some type of mass movement of material down the wall of a mesa in Deuteronilus Mensae. Also visible is an arc-shaped ridge at the end of the valley.

The ridge may be a moraine from a glacier. HiRISE may be able to see that the surface of the moraine is coarser than the material in front of the ridge.

This caption is based on the original science rationale.

Written by: HiRISE Science Team

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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