Home » News & Blogs » What is burying what?
Bookmark and Share
Cosmic Diary

What is burying what?

31 Jul 2015, 19:19 UTC
What is burying what?
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

A piece of Mars: There’s an egg-shaped plateau here (the whole scene is 480×270 m or 525×295 yd across, the “egg” is ~100 m long). It’s partly covered by dunes that have extended across it. Or were the dunes there first and it buried them? Probably the former, but you can try to convince yourself either way. What do you think? (HiRISE ESP_041134_1720, NASA/JPL/Univ. of Arizona)

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day