December 6, 2017

Introduction

Tharsis is a huge volcanic plateau centered near the equator in the western hemisphere of Mars. It has a variety of geological features. Your assignment is to research the geology of the region.

Use the webistes below to complete your worksheet.

Graben

Noctis Labyrinthus I

Noctis Labyrinthus II

Noctis Labyrinthus III

Noctis Labyrinthus Landslides

Pit Craters

Thaumasia Planum

Thaumasia Quadrangle

Thaumasia’s volcanic clues to Mars evolution

Volcanic Dikes

Wrinkle Ridges

 

 

Cyane Fosse

Cyane Fosse

Olympica Fossae

Olympica Fossae

Tractus Fossae

Tractus Fossae

Ulysses Patera

Ulysses Patera

Olympus Rupes

Olympus Rupes

Cyane Sulci

Cyane Sulci

Lycus Sulci

Lycus Sulci

Noctis Labyrinthus

Noctis Labyrinthus