PIA08018: Raising Dust
 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 985 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1414
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08018.tif (662.8 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08018.jpg (116.1 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

27 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dust plumes created by gusting winds on a plain southwest of Argyre Planitia.

Location near: 67.0S, 75.2W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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