Science and Exploration

When Martian Lava Flows Attack!

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
May 26, 2022
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When Martian Lava Flows Attack!
Martian Lava Flows

While we have coverage of the eastern side of this crater, this view of the western flank shows that lava flows poured over the crater’s rim and down towards the interior.
The flows appear to have entered from the southwest and northwest sides. Full resolution helps us take a look in greater detail at the flows.

ID: ESP_065848_1470
date: 13 August 2020
altitude: 252 km

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