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Geomorphology of Cape York and Solander Point, Examining Opportunity's destination at Endeavour Crater
Stu
post Jul 6 2010, 07:52 PM
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Everyone, say hello to Cape York... in colour...

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Larger version on my blog: http://roadtoendeavour.wordpress.com/2010/...-york-in-colour



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post Feb 13 2011, 03:38 AM
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You might be right about that, but I think we'd need to see how the profiles look farther out to know for sure where the plains "start". And as others have said, if that overall slope is right, this isn't a hill, it's more like a ledge to drive out on.
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- Stu   Geomorphology of Cape York and Solander Point   Jul 6 2010, 07:52 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (Stu @ Jul 6 2010, 12:52 PM) Everyo...   Jul 6 2010, 10:26 PM
- - algorimancer   QUOTE (Stu @ Jul 6 2010, 01:52 PM) ...Cap...   Jul 7 2010, 05:37 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (algorimancer @ Jul 7 2010, 10:37 A...   Jul 7 2010, 08:47 PM
- - Phil Stooke   Those rings - don't think waterlines, the topo...   Jul 7 2010, 06:18 PM
|- - walfy   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Jul 7 2010, 10:18 AM...   Jul 7 2010, 06:28 PM
|- - algorimancer   This sounds sensible, with the caveat that slopes ...   Jul 7 2010, 06:33 PM
- - ngunn   Somewhere we have already had a nice stratigrapher...   Jul 7 2010, 09:27 PM
- - Bill Harris   +1 on Phil's observation: "Think instead:...   Jul 7 2010, 10:04 PM
- - Stu   Some of you might find this useful... bit less blu...   Jul 7 2010, 10:50 PM
|- - brellis   The pic from Stu's post 570 sure makes the Wed...   Jul 8 2010, 07:23 AM
- - serpens   The rim of Endeavour is really eroded and the meri...   Jul 8 2010, 03:46 AM
- - Bill Harris   Any possibilities are, well, possible. We'l...   Jul 8 2010, 07:26 AM
- - Drkskywxlt   What are the approximate dimensions of Cape York? ...   Jul 8 2010, 02:35 PM
- - Stu   VERY roughly, 660m long by 160m wide. Height? Imag...   Jul 8 2010, 03:15 PM
- - algorimancer   A waterfall .... now, that's a neat idea. I...   Jul 8 2010, 03:19 PM
|- - Stu   QUOTE (algorimancer @ Jul 8 2010, 04:19 P...   Jul 8 2010, 04:49 PM
- - JohnVV   waterfall , i guess it is time to start to rethink...   Jul 8 2010, 03:28 PM
|- - algorimancer   Well, I said a "good" stereo pair would ...   Jul 8 2010, 03:33 PM
- - Phil Stooke   I guess my reason for preferring a non-shoreline m...   Jul 8 2010, 03:39 PM
|- - Stu   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Jul 8 2010, 04:39 PM...   Jul 8 2010, 04:51 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (Stu @ Jul 8 2010, 09:51 AM) I...   Jul 8 2010, 05:02 PM
- - Bill Harris   Phil, my take on this is the deposition of and dif...   Jul 8 2010, 04:04 PM
- - algorimancer   Great stereo, Stu (much better than the one I impr...   Jul 8 2010, 05:26 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (algorimancer @ Jul 8 2010, 06:26 P...   Jul 9 2010, 08:45 AM
- - Stu   QUOTE (algorimancer @ Jul 8 2010, 06:26 P...   Jul 8 2010, 05:30 PM
- - ngunn   Back to something I mentioned before but, since at...   Jul 8 2010, 06:34 PM
|- - algorimancer   QUOTE (ngunn @ Jul 8 2010, 12:34 PM) ...I...   Jul 8 2010, 07:57 PM
- - Ant103   Okay……   Jul 8 2010, 10:26 PM
- - djellison   I'm wondering if you could take word-pedantry ...   Jul 8 2010, 11:18 PM
- - sariondil   QUOTE I'm surprised that no-one here has serio...   Jul 8 2010, 11:19 PM
- - serpens   Trying to confirm a shoreline after a few billion ...   Jul 9 2010, 02:24 AM
- - monty python   Just to toss in my 2 cents worth, when I look at c...   Jul 9 2010, 06:03 AM
- - sariondil   Judging from the DTM I used in post #30, the lake ...   Jul 9 2010, 09:35 AM
- - ngunn   Time for me to take another look at the Tribulatio...   Jul 9 2010, 11:00 AM
- - MarkG   I have my doubts about wave erosion and shores, at...   Jul 13 2010, 07:01 AM
- - vikingmars   Stu, your mosaic is great ! Thanks to it, I re...   Feb 9 2011, 10:59 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (vikingmars @ Feb 9 2011, 05:59 AM)...   Feb 9 2011, 01:16 PM
|- - stevesliva   QUOTE (centsworth_II @ Feb 9 2011, 09:16 ...   Feb 9 2011, 04:08 PM
|- - vikingmars   QUOTE (centsworth_II @ Feb 9 2011, 02:16 ...   Feb 10 2011, 09:50 AM
- - ngunn   Just a reminder - link back to Nirgal's 3D fea...   Feb 9 2011, 11:46 AM
- - MarkG   The "shore-like" features around Cape Yo...   Feb 9 2011, 04:56 PM
|- - MoreInput   Just an intermediate hint (from Emily): There is a...   Feb 9 2011, 09:08 PM
- - serpens   Try this link http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~grotz/P...   Feb 10 2011, 04:21 AM
- - pgrindrod   I've had a look at Cape York in my HiRISE DEM ...   Feb 10 2011, 04:31 PM
- - fredk   This is great - thanks Pete. Have you tested your...   Feb 10 2011, 05:28 PM
- - PDP8E   Pete., your Hirise DEM profile of Cape York is ver...   Feb 10 2011, 06:18 PM
- - eoincampbell   So Cape York appears to be quite a bit inside Ende...   Feb 11 2011, 01:55 AM
- - pgrindrod   Let's see if we can get anything else out of m...   Feb 11 2011, 02:38 PM
- - pgrindrod   And while I'm filling up the place with images...   Feb 11 2011, 02:47 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   I joked previously that maybe Cape York is nothing...   Feb 11 2011, 03:03 PM
- - fredk   Thanks again, Pete. Those profiles certainly look...   Feb 11 2011, 03:23 PM
|- - vikingmars   QUOTE (fredk @ Feb 11 2011, 04:23 PM) Tha...   Feb 12 2011, 12:09 PM
|- - serpens   QUOTE (fredk @ Feb 11 2011, 03:23 PM) Tha...   Feb 12 2011, 11:05 PM
- - BrianL   Looking at that 3D view, Cape York seems less like...   Feb 12 2011, 03:53 PM
|- - climber   QUOTE (BrianL @ Feb 12 2011, 04:53 PM) Lo...   Feb 12 2011, 08:43 PM
- - fredk   You might be right about that, but I think we...   Feb 13 2011, 03:38 AM
- - Stu   Ok... trying to get my head around this... We...   Feb 13 2011, 07:31 AM
- - serpens   The perennial problem with visual representations ...   Feb 13 2011, 08:15 AM
- - Stu   Gotcha, thanks. Still... hill... ledge... island...   Feb 13 2011, 08:18 AM
- - CosmicRocker   That's right, Stu. The profiles in pgridrods...   Feb 13 2011, 08:37 AM
- - Stu   Thanks cosmic; I had read those posts... I was jus...   Feb 13 2011, 08:43 AM
- - serpens   Stu. I see what you mean. The NW rim has been ero...   Feb 13 2011, 09:55 AM
- - ngunn   Stu - or anyone handy with Google Mars - can you i...   Feb 13 2011, 12:46 PM
- - Stu   Wider angle view... Remember, tho, that everyth...   Feb 13 2011, 01:40 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (Stu @ Feb 13 2011, 01:40 PM) Wider...   Feb 13 2011, 06:09 PM
- - CosmicRocker   You have to be very careful when looking at elevat...   Feb 13 2011, 05:20 PM
- - Stu   Oh I agree, absolutely. I don't rely on GM, go...   Feb 13 2011, 05:24 PM
- - elakdawalla   I'd like to remind those of you engaging in th...   Feb 14 2011, 03:28 AM
- - Stu   Oh, heck, we were just having a bit of fun specula...   Feb 14 2011, 06:40 AM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (Stu @ Feb 13 2011, 10:40 PM) But o...   Feb 14 2011, 06:49 AM
- - pgrindrod   Just to add to the ways of getting across the geom...   Feb 15 2011, 05:30 PM
- - CosmicRocker   Nice, Pete; but I think you got the red and cyan l...   Feb 16 2011, 08:00 AM
- - mhoward   Excellent movie and anaglyph. But yes, the red and...   Feb 16 2011, 05:30 PM
- - marswiggle   While we have seen very nice DEMs and a couple of ...   Feb 16 2011, 07:59 PM
- - Stu   Now that we're officially "on our way...   Mar 31 2011, 03:48 PM
- - bgarlick   While we are waiting to see Cape York, some Geolog...   Jul 19 2011, 06:19 PM
- - Julius   I am no planetary geologist and therfore may not b...   Jul 19 2011, 06:32 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Julius @ Jul 19 2011, 01:32 PM) .....   Jul 19 2011, 06:56 PM
|- - bgarlick   QUOTE (centsworth_II @ Jul 19 2011, 10:56...   Jul 19 2011, 07:14 PM
- - marsophile   There has been no mention of a hematite signature ...   Jul 19 2011, 08:22 PM
- - Phil Stooke   The CRISM composition data certainly don't see...   Jul 19 2011, 09:15 PM
|- - bgarlick   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Jul 19 2011, 01:15 P...   Jul 19 2011, 11:00 PM
||- - marsophile   QUOTE (bgarlick @ Jul 19 2011, 04:00 PM) ...   Jul 19 2011, 11:20 PM
|- - fredk   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Jul 19 2011, 09:15 P...   Jul 19 2011, 11:58 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Phil Stooke @ Jul 19 2011, 05:15 P...   Jul 20 2011, 03:32 PM
- - serpens   The topography inside Endeavour would seem to indi...   Jul 20 2011, 12:34 AM
- - Gladstoner   .   Jul 20 2011, 01:23 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Gladstoner @ Jul 19 2011, 09:23 PM...   Jul 20 2011, 03:59 PM
|- - Gladstoner   .   Jul 20 2011, 06:44 PM
- - Gladstoner   .   Jul 21 2011, 12:12 AM
- - Juramike   I think I like your very first diagram the best (p...   Jul 21 2011, 01:05 AM
- - Gladstoner   .   Jul 21 2011, 01:37 AM
- - Gladstoner   .   Aug 9 2011, 12:48 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (Gladstoner @ Aug 8 2011, 07:48 PM)...   Aug 9 2011, 01:16 AM
- - Juramike   I'm not sure, but I think the uplifted rims of...   Aug 9 2011, 01:05 AM
|- - Gladstoner   .   Aug 9 2011, 01:16 AM
- - CosmicRocker   centsworth_II: There was an ejecta layer at Victo...   Aug 9 2011, 04:35 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (CosmicRocker @ Aug 8 2011, 11:35 P...   Aug 9 2011, 06:33 AM
- - Juramike   So you are thinking that the Endeavour ejecta is b...   Aug 9 2011, 10:33 AM
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