PIA02068: North Polar Sand Dunes
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Product Size: 1024 x 1375 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-145
Addition Date: 2000-06-02
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA02068.jpg (284.4 kB)

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Dunes composed of low albedo (dark) sand grains encircle the north polar cap of Mars. This view was taken during the northern summer in May 1999.

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