The above map shows some of my completed island mapping projects. Each icon contains the name of the primary island associated with the project and a link to the post. Once all of my projects are posted, the map will be covered with icons. To productively use the map, zoom into a region of interest. Then select an icon.

Each of my maps is constructed of numerous layers of information. All of the layers are vector files. I will make these files available upon request. You are free to use them with certain restrictions - 1) Don't sell them. You can use them on research projects, post them to your website or things of that nature. If you aren't sure about the use of my maps, drop me a line and we can discuss your idea. 2) Give me credit when you use my vectors or images of my maps. Credit them to Peter Minton @ EVS-Islands

If I have the island vector file(s) and based upon your need, I will make them available. Images of my maps are yours to download and use, with the above restrictions applicable. Enjoy!

Ancient Small Martian Island - If Only There Was Flowing Water!

Small Martian Island - Mars Mission Image

Ancient Small Martian Island - Mars Odyssey THEMIS Image (19-meter)

Small Martian Island - EEVS Map

Ancient Small Martian Island - EVS Map (19-meter)

What if the surface of Mars could be flooded to a depth of 20-meter? There would be islands where hills stand today. One of these islands would be this unnamed small island located in Ares Valles (16-lat - 30.4W lon). It would look like a barrier island, a 2-meter above water sand spit, shaped by tides and wind.

This is my first extraterrestrial island project. It took about 1-hour to complete. The circles scattered about are meteor plunks, most probably the large one's ejecta. The link to the Mars Odyssey website gives the curious reader loads of information about the area and the dry island features.

Perhaps if we pray for rain, Martian rain, and an increase in temperature, the seas will flow once again and this small island will live once more.

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The feature in question is a pendant bar that is appended to the lee side of a crater. It was likely deposited by catastrophic flooding down Ares Valles. Look for many analogous landforms (minus the crater) on the Columbia Plateau in eastern Washington where they were created by catastrophic flooding in the late Pleistocene.

Thank you for the excellent clarification. An ancient island by any other name is still an ancient island.

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The feature in question is a pendant bar that is appended to the lee side of a crater. It was likely deposited by catastrophic flooding down Ares Valles. Look for many analogous landforms (minus the crater) on the Columbia Plateau in eastern Washington where they were created by catastrophic flooding in the late Pleistocene.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12/06/2007 05:33:00 PM  

Thank you for the excellent clarification. An ancient island by any other name is still an ancient island.

By Blogger Mr Minton, at 12/06/2007 09:18:00 PM  

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