Dark Striations Near Holmes Crater On Mars

©NASA/UA/HiRISE

Dark Striations Near Holmes Crater On Mars

Context Camera imagery reveals dark streaks extending east of minor crater rims within and around Holmes Crater.

This observation can give us some insight on local mass wasting processes (like landslides) as well as details about the stratigraphy of the terrain. Additionally, disturbances to dark sands may characterize windblown processes.

ID: ESP_055977_1055
date: 6 July 2018
altitude: 247 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_055977_1055
NASA/JPL/UArizona
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