23 September 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a small, springtime dust devil creating a dark streak on the plains of Argyre. The small, bright dot is the dust devil. Many other dark streaks on the plains indicate the areas where other dust devils had passed within the past several weeks before this July 2005 image was acquired.
Location near: 44.6°S, 40.3°W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Spring