PIA04134: Wind-Eroded Landscape
 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:  2048 x 4864 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1174
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA04134.tif (9.971 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA04134.jpg (1.095 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

5 August 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a dust-mantled, wind-eroded landscape in the Medusae Sulci region of Mars. Wind eroded the bedrock in this region, and then, later, windblown dust covered much of the terrain.

Location near: 5.7S, 160.2W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Southern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-08-05