HiPOD: 12 September 2019
Lava Flows in Marte Vallis Region

The View from Straight Down
The image, taken with HiRISE pointing straight down, shows us the wonderful texture of lava flows in the Marte Vallis region, part of the Amazonis quadrangle, which has a low density of craters compared to other areas on Mars.

ID: ESP_055075_2025
date: 26 April 2018
altitude: 286 km
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NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km