PIA07424: Northern Plains Surfaces
 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 1201 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1018
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07424.tif (808.1 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07424.jpg (182.2 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

2 March 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a typical view of the vast martian northern plains. The dark, filamentary streaks were most likely formed by passing dust devils.

Location near: 53.3N, 57.3W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-03-02