Monday, March 03, 2008

Caught in Action: Avalanches on North Polar Scarps

This image has captured at least four Martian avalanches, or debris falls, in action. It was taken on February 19, 2008, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Credit NASA

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona