• MIA007: Three Mounds

MIA007: Three Mounds

 

IMAGE DETAILS

Mars Report Ref: MIA007

Report Date: July-August 2017

Description: Three Mounds

Research Status: Open - Possible buildings/monuments
Approximate size:  20-25 m each object

Mission images/dates: MGS April 1999
Location: Terra Meridiani

Found by: Unknown

Image credits: See image captions

Graphics/image editing: M. J. Craig

Image sources: See image captions

OBSERVATIONS

An interesting group of objects, but something geology can easily produce.

POTENTIAL FOR ARTIFICIAL STRUCTURES

Alignment of three mounds similar in size and in distance from each other.

COMMON EXPLANATION

Remnant knobs/buttes formed by geological erosion of surrounding softer rock.

MIA007.2 Three Mounds Distant - MGS 1999

Image credit: NASA/JPL/MSSS

​Image source: See MAA-007.1

MIA007.1 Three Mounds Close-up - MGS 1999

​Image credit: NASA/JPL/MSSS

Original Image source (image shown) but no longer available at MSSS: http://www.msss.com/moc_gallery/ab1_m04/nonmaps/M0001661.gif

PDS image source: https://ida.wr.usgs.gov/fullres/divided/m00016/m0001661c.jpg