PIA05709: South Polar Mesas and Hills
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: 672 x 1008 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-686
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Original Caption Released with Image:
4 April 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a mesa and two hills-each of them a remnant of formerly more extensive layered material--in the south polar region of Mars. The dark streaks were formed by passing dust devils. This picture is located near 64.6S, 340.5W. The image covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the upper left.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-04-04