PIA07835: North Polar 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:  836 x 1454 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1057
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07835.tif (1.217 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07835.jpg (100.9 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

10 April 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows low-albedo sand dunes in the north polar region. The slip faces on the dunes face toward the lower left, indicating that the dominant winds in this region blow or blew from the upper right.

Location near: 82.4N, 46.5W
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:
2005-04-10