PIA03546: Small Yardangs
 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 1244 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1283
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03546.tif (837 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03546.jpg (173.5 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

16 November 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows small yardangs formed by wind erosion of a material that once completely covered everything in this scene. These landforms are located in southern Amazonis Planitia.

Location near: 8.1N, 151.6W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-11-16