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Marius hills


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About this observation
Time of observation
28/01/2018 - 22:15
Marius hills
Observing location
Rome Italy
Mak Cassegrain 18 cm

Marius hills volcanic constructs. The geologic features in the Marius Hills are diverse and include volcanic cones, associated lava flows, domes, and sinuous rilles. The morphologies and relationships observed are consistent with several  eruptions resulting in different morphologies.

The low domes could be either eroded lava flows; the steep-sided lava flows are directly related to many cones and may have formed contemporaneously

as accumulations of pyroclastics and lava near the vent.

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