PIA07036: Dune Variety
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: 601 x 902 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-905
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA07036.jpg (95.6 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

9 November 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a variety of dark sand dune patterns and shapes in the north polar region of Mars. Small, aligned dunes in some cases have merged to form elongated dunes. These features are located near 76.4N, 272.9W. The image covers an area approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) across and is illuminated by sunlight from the lower left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-11-09