NASA Released New Photos Of Mars (39 pics)

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A North Pole dune field nicknamed "Kolhar," after Frank Herbert's fictional world.
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Cerberus Palus crater showing off layered sediments.
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Glacial terrain looks strangely iridescent.
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A steep slope in Eastern Noctis Labyrinthus
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Dunes in a Martian crater. The red bar is an artifact of NASA's image processing.
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A possible landing site for the Mars 2020 mission NASA wants to launch in a few years.
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The Tharsis region, which is the most volcanic part of Mars.
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Terrain near the Martian equator.
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Steep-sided craters on a Martian plain.
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Ceraunius Fossae is a region dominated by volcanic flows and large cracks.
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Layers in Martian buttes found in a region called West Arabia.
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Beautiful texture in the region called North Sinus Meridiani.
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Wind-shaped features on Mars — the green bar is leftover from processing the image.
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A recent impact crater on Mars. (We're pretty sure no one put out a giant cigarette here.)
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A crater on Arcadia Planitia, a large flat region of Mars.
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The creation of "fans" around dunes may help scientists understand seasonal changes on Mars.
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A picture of Utopia Planitia, a large plain on Mars.
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Mars in all its two-toned glory.
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Seasonal dunes on Mars nicknamed "Buzzel."
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Ridges cross the Nepenthes Mensae region, which is often referred to as a river delta for the striking pattern.
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The edges of a debris apron, where cliff material eroded away.
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Alluvial fans are some of the evidence that scientists used to confirm there was once water on Mars.
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A small but recent impact crater.
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Scientists use HiRISE to monitor how gullies change over time, which could help them figure out what created them.
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Exposed bedrock on the Capri Chasma, which may once have been filled with floodwaters.
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"Spiders" are eruptions of dust caused by the way the Martian surface warms and cools.
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Eos Chasma is part of Valles Marineris, the largest canyon on Mars.
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Another gully scientists are having HiRISE monitor.
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A pedestal crater, where a crater has eroded away at different rates based on different rock types.
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Watching Mars defrost.
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Measuring changes in albedo, or how much light is reflected off the surface.
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A basin floor.
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A possible landing site for the Mars 2020 mission.
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A sinuous ridge on fretted terrain, which may be evidence of Mars' glacial past.
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Fractures in Utopia Planitia line up eerily neatly.
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Scientists think these may be pieces of rock blown away by an impact.
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Yardangs, which are sharp ridges scraped away by Mars' harsh winds.
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Near the North Pole, in an area nicknamed "Windy City."
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  Credits: mars.nasa.gov  
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