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MicroKid
2004-Jun-09, 03:22 AM
Hi Guys,

Here is a stereo view of the "Broken Pipe" done by a member of the "Mars Forum".

http://www.lipfordm.com/wtsi/s-1P139018947EFF2809P2266L2M1c.jpg

It looks amazing. The flow seems to have originated in the upper set of rocks, then flowed around the lower set and finally fanning out in a delta. The stereo image also suggests a good flow on the other side of the rock as well.

What do you think?

MicroKid

ToSeek
2004-Jun-09, 01:38 PM
I have to say it does look like some sort of drainage pattern, though I'm no expert.

Squink
2004-Jun-09, 04:02 PM
Here's the uncropped NASA pic from day 122 (http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/all/1/p/122/1P139018947EFF2809P2266R2M1.HTML).

The left end of the channel doesn't look very channel-like top me.

aurora
2004-Jun-09, 05:38 PM
I can't tell from the images whether the foreground or background is higher elevation.

So if there is a flow, which direction did it go?

I suspect that the "channel" was at least partially changed by the rocks moving or sliding, which opened it up. In the lower left, I think I see small ripples in the sand, probably wind caused.

Sure is a lot of blueberries all over the place!

ToSeek
2004-Jun-09, 06:45 PM
In the stereo view, the lower right corner appears to be the lowest part, with everything sloping upward from there.