PIA07130: Gullies and Sand
 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:  1565 x 2347 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-941
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07130.tif (3.677 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07130.jpg (785.7 kB)

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15 December 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows gullies running down a slope on the side of a mesa in a pit in the south polar region of Mars. The dark material in this scene is windblown sand. These landforms are located near 70.9S, 357.3W. The image covers an area approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) wide and is illuminated by sunlight from the upper left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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