PIA06302: Dunes and Wind Streaks
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: 512 x 768 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-755
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Original Caption Released with Image:

12 June 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows small, dark, north polar sand dunes and attendant wind streaks located near 76.7N, 317.6W. The dominant winds responsible for these features blow from the southwest (lower left). The image covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across. The scene is illuminated by sunlight from the lower left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-06-12