PIA04135: Windblown Dunes
 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:  1024 x 1661 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1175
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA04135.tif (1.703 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA04135.jpg (103.8 kB)

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6 August 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a suite of small, dark sand dunes on the floor of a crater in western Arabia Terra. The winds responsible for these dunes generally blow from the east/southeast (right/lower right).

Location near: 6.3N, 349.6W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Northern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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