HiPOD: Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Southwest Flank of Olympus Mons

Southwest Flank of Olympus Mons

When the Lava Flowed
This lava flow seems to be relatively fresh in the south, but is less visible in the north (possibly uncovered by dust in the south?). With this observation, we’re trying to map out more precisely the lava flow and its contact with a northern one.

ID: ESP_046305_1970
date: 12 June 2016
altitude: 257 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_046305_1970
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km