PIA07834: Martian Fingerprints
 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:  640 x 1016 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1056
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07834.tif (651.2 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07834.jpg (157.3 kB)

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9 April 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows patterned ground on the martian northern plains. The circular features are buried meteor impact craters; the small dark dots associated with them are boulders. The dark feature at left center is a wind streak.

Location near: 75.1N, 303.0W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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