Noctis Labyrinthus


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Noctis Labyrinthus

(nok -tis) See Tharsis Ridge.
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24, 2015 by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the western side of an elongated pit depression in the eastern Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars.
The jarosite-bearing deposit observed here could indicate acidic aqueous conditions within a volcanic system in Noctis Labyrinthus.
He identifies the volcanic region of Tharsis as the source region of the lava flows and from there initial lava tubes stretched to the edge of the Noctis Labyrinthus.
Tithonius Lacus encompasses the features that are now designated Tithonium Chasma and Noctis Labyrinthus.
The minerals were found inside two small depressions in a region of the planet known as Noctis Labyrinthus.
We discovered locations at Noctis Labyrinthus that show many kinds of minerals that formed by water activity," said lead author Catherine Weitz, senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute.
Catherine Weitz, a senior scientist at the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute, and her colleagues studied light-toned deposits (LTDs) within troughs of the Noctis Labyrinthus region in western Valles Marineris using data gathered by three Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) instruments.