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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.
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