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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Small shields in the Marius Hills region

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Small shields in the Marius Hills region Two examples of small shields that are primarily constructed from blocky lava flows.

NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University

LROC NAC mosaic of the Marius Hills region

NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University

LROC NAC mosaic of the Marius Hills region
Complete controlled NAC mosaic "NAC_ROI_MARIUS_ _LOC_E138N3037" (downsampled for web browsing) shows a larger area of the Marius Hills region and its range of volcanic morphologies.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

 

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