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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-08-15 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
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This graphic illustrates the wind pattern in a dust devil, and presents the characteristic pressure and wind speed signatures expected if a dust devil were to pass directly over the NASA's Pathfinder lander.
PIA00799:
Dust Devil Schematic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-08-15 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Atmospheric Structure / Meteorology Instrument
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This figure shows the signature of a dust devil that passed over NASA's Pathfinder Lander on Sol 25. Since then we have seen several similar features. Sol 1 began on July 4, 1997.
PIA00900:
Dust Devil - Sol 25
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-06 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
CTX
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Context Camera View in Phoenix Landing Region in Martian Arctic
PIA10632:
Context Camera View in Phoenix Landing Region in Martian Arctic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-06 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
CTX
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Context Camera Spots Dust Devils at Phoenix Landing Site
PIA10633:
Context Camera Spots Dust Devils at Phoenix Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-15 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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Dust Devils Seen by Spirit
PIA07458:
Dust Devils Seen by Spirit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-19 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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This image shows dust devils moving across the plain inside Mars' Gusev Crater, as seen with a hazard-identification camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on July 29, 2005.
PIA04156:
Wide-Angle View of Gusev Dust Devil, Sol 559 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-04-06 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Hazcam (MSL)
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NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used one of its Hazcams to catch this apparent dusty wind gust blowing overhead on March 18, 2022.
PIA25177:
Curiosity's Hazcam Catches a Dusty Wind Gust
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Add Image to Favorite List 2024-01-08 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Hazcam (MSL)
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NASA's Curiosity rover used its front and rear black-and-white Hazcams to capture 12 hours of a Martian day. The rover's shadow is visible on the surface in these images taken by the front Hazcam.
PIA26209:
Curiosity's Hazcams Capture a Day on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-03 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Dust Devil Tracks in Northern Plains
PIA09548:
Dust Devil Tracks in Northern Plains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-01 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Crater Floor in Arabia Terra Region
PIA09581:
Crater Floor in Arabia Terra Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-21 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Signs of Eolian and Periglacial Activity at Vastitas Borealis
PIA09610:
Signs of Eolian and Periglacial Activity at Vastitas Borealis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Dust-Devil Tracks in Southern Schiaparelli Basin
PIA10226:
Dust-Devil Tracks in Southern Schiaparelli Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-03 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Amazingly, this image has captured at least four Martian avalanches, or debris falls, in action. It was taken on February 19, 2008, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA10245:
Caught in Action: Avalanches on North Polar Scarps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-12 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This telescopic view from orbit around Mars catches a Martian dust devil in action in the planet's southern hemisphere. The swirling vortex of dust can be seen near the center of the image.
PIA12168:
Martian Dust Devil with Track and Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was targeted to study knobs in Mars' northern plains, north of Scandia Crater. The knobs are clearly imaged, but what surprised scientists was a dust devil visible in the south-central part of the image.
PIA12876:
Record-Breaking Dust Devil Caught in the Act
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the west-facing side of an impact crater in the mid-latitudes of Mars' northern hemisphere. This crater has gullies along its walls that are composed of alcoves, channels and debris aprons.
PIA13186:
Northern Hemisphere Gullies on West-Facing Crater Slope, Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Rover shows a degraded impact crater in the southern highlands. Part of the crater rim is visible at the top and bottom of the image, with the boulder-covered crater floor in the center.
PIA13264:
Bouldery Deposit on Crater Floor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a Southern hemisphere crater with gullies, dunes, periglacial modification, bright rock deposits, and dust devil tracks.
PIA13538:
Southern Hemisphere Crater with Dune Field
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The Russell Crater dune field is covered seasonally by carbon dioxide frost; this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the dune field after the frost has sublimated. There are just a few patches left of the bright seasonal frost.
PIA13539:
Russell Crater Dunes, Defrosted
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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A towering dust devil casts a serpentine shadow over the Martian surface in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The scene is a late-spring afternoon in the Amazonis Planitia region of northern Mars.
PIA15116:
The Serpent Dust Devil of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-04-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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A Martian dust devil was captured winding its way along the Amazonis Planitia region of Northern Mars on March 14, 2012 NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA15545:
Mars' Whirling Dust Devil Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a sand dune field in the Nili Fossae region of Mars. The dark lines swirling over the surface of the dunes are the tracks of dust devils.
PIA17728:
Dust Devil Tracks and Slope Streaks on Martian Sand Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-02-26 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This southern autumn image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter offers a view of frosty dunes. The sunlight is shining on the dunes from the upper right.
PIA18114:
Frost in Dune Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The North Polar layered deposits (NPLD) are a stack of layers of ice and dust at the North Pole of Mars. The layers are thought to have been deposited over millions of years. This image is from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA18587:
Waiting for Dust Devils
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This observation, taken in June 2014, covers a small 1-kilometer sized simple crater located in the Southern hemisphere in late Martian winter as Mars is heading into spring.
PIA19139:
Crater Slopes: The Power of a Repeat Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-03-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image is of a portion of the Southern plains region within Hellas, the largest impact basin on Mars, with a diameter of about 2300 kilometers (1400 miles), as observed by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA19350:
Pitted Landforms in Southern Hellas Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the central peak in Porter Crater. Southward on the slopes below the peak is a large dune field.
PIA19853:
Potential Active Processes in Porter Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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The workings of the Martian winds are visible in this image of sand dunes trapped inside an unnamed crater in southern Terra Cimmeria captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
PIA19941:
Which Came First?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows a channel system flowing to the southwest toward the huge Hellas impact basin.
PIA19961:
Dynamic Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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On an early fall afternoon in Ganges Chasma (Valles Marineris), NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft managed to capture a cluster of eight dust devils.
PIA20045:
Marching Dust Devils
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-01-19 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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The large dark feature is a classic Martian sand dune on Wirtz Crater as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA12289:
The Changing Dunes of Wirtz Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-15 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a portion of one of many dust devils on Mars.
PIA21457:
A Dust Devil on Hilly Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied this large crescent dune in Kaiser Crater showing the scars of many types of seasonal erosional activities.
PIA21458:
Scars of Erosion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-06-02 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows regions of geologic diversity within an unnamed crater, formed in the Southern highlands of Mars.
PIA21654:
Gullies and Craters and Dunes, Oh My!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-10-23 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter covers a small central portion of the Hellas Planitia basin, the largest visible impact basin in the Solar System, and shows a dune field with lots of dust devil trails.
PIA22052:
Squiggles in Hellas Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-11-27 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on March 29, 2011 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows dunes with ripples on their upwind slopes and dark streaks on their downwind slopes.
PIA22869:
Active Dunes in Wirtz Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-12-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image shows the surface of Mars, taken by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) on May 30, 2014. The contrast has been enhanced in this image to better show the region where InSight landed on Nov. 26, 2018.
PIA22927:
Of Wind and Dust Devils on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-02-20 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on January 13, 2019 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows a cluster of dust devil tracks on the flat ground below the south polar layered deposits, but none on the layers themselves.
PIA23064:
Following the Tracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-02-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image, acquired on October 1, 2019 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows yet another stunning image of an active dust devil on Mars.
PIA23736:
The Devil is in the Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-10-12 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on September 3, 2020 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows loops in the tracks that can often be used to discern the direction traveled by dust devils.
PIA24148:
Dust Devil Dance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-02-26 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on October 30, 2020 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows a dust devil forming by rising and rotating warm air pockets.
PIA24465:
A Dust Devil is Born
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-01-10 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This set of images from NASA's 1997 Mars Pathfinder mission highlight the dust devils that gust across the surface of Mars. The right image shows the dusty martian sky as our eye would see it.
PIA05039:
Pathfinder Spies Dust Devils
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-22 Earth Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Three days after the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's Aug. 12, 2005, launch, the NASA spacecraft was pointed toward Earth and the Mars Color Imager camera was powered up to acquire a suite of color and ultraviolet images of Earth and the Moon.
PIA04159:
Calibration Image of Earth by Mars Color Imager
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-22 Earth Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
MARCI
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Three days after NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's Aug. 12, 2005, launch, the spacecraft was pointed toward Earth and the Mars Color Imager camera was powered up to acquire a suite of images of Earth and the Moon.
PIA04160:
Calibration View of Earth and the Moon by Mars Color Imager Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-06 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
MARCI
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Phoenix Landing Area Viewed by Mars Color Imager
PIA10634:
Phoenix Landing Area Viewed by Mars Color Imager
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-31 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image taken on April 26, 1998 by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows small craters formed by meteor impact, several buttes and mesas, small dunes and drifts, and a mantle of dust on Mars.
PIA01463:
SUV Tracks On Mars? The "Devil" is in the Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-07 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows very large windblown sand dunes of Mars, composed of dark, rather than light grains.
PIA02047:
Big, Dark Dunes Northeast of Syrtis Major
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-07-02 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows several dust devils in in northern Amazonis Planitia on Mars.
PIA02087:
Large Martian Dust Devils Caught in the Act
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-05 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark streaks on the steep, down-wind slopes of sand dunes in Rabe Crater on Mars.
PIA02354:
Recent Sand Avalanching on Rabe Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-24 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the northern and southern hemispheres of Mars with wild patterns of criss-crossing dark streaks. Many of these streaks are straight and narrow, others exhibit curly arcs, twists, and loops.
PIA02376:
Dust Devils Seen Streaking Across Mars: PART 1--What Are These?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-24 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a dust devil making a streak in Mars' Promethei Terra. Dust devils are spinning, columnar vortices of wind that move across the landscape, pick up dust, and look somewhat like miniature tornadoes.
PIA02377:
Dust Devils Seen Streaking Across Mars: PART 1--What Are These?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-24 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a dust devil making a streak in Mars' Promethei Terra. Dust devils are spinning, columnar vortices of wind that move across the landscape, pick up dust, and look somewhat like miniature tornadoes.
PIA02378:
Dust Devils Seen Streaking Across Mars: PART II--They're the Work of the Devil!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-24 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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The anaglyph is helpful to see that the dark streaks really do occur on a slope in this image taken by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor 1999. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02379:
Recent Movements: New Landslides in Less than 1 Martian Year
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-22 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows many tens of layers of several meters thickness in the walls of a mesa in Melas Chasma in Valles Marineris on Mars. Erosion by mass wasting, landslides, has exposed these layers creating the dark fan-shaped deposits.
PIA02398:
Layers and a Dust Devil in Melas Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-24 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dust devils, spinning, columnar vortices of wind that move across the landscape, pick up dust, and look somewhat like miniature tornadoes in Amazonis Planitia on Mars.
PIA03223:
A Mid-Summer's Dust Devil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-23 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows gullies emergent from a specific layer in the wall of an ancient crater within a much larger crater, Kaiser, on Mars.
PIA03753:
Gullies and Streaks on Crater wall Kaiser
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-08-07 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a dust devil that seen climbing the wall of a crater at 4.1S, 9.5W on May 21, 2002. This crater is in western Terra Meridiani on Mars.
PIA03917:
A Dust Devil Making a Streak and Climbing a Crater Wall
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-05 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a plethora of dark streaks created by passing dust devils during early summer in the martian southern hemisphere.
PIA04502:
Martian Dust Devil Tracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-08 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the first day of spring in the martian southern hemisphere as seen by the spacecraft in 2003.
PIA04507:
Dunes and Dust Devil Tracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-19 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a plethora of dark streaks thought to have been created by the passage of dust devils on the the floor of Argyre Basin, Mars.
PIA04524:
Argyre Dust Devil Tracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-06-02 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dust-raising events -- small dust storms and a few very large dust devils in the Syria/Claritas region of Mars.
PIA04552:
Syria/Claritas Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-06-12 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a spiraling feature known as a cycloidal marking on Mars.
PIA04564:
Cycloidal Dust Devil Track
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-08-27 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a dust devil in the Phlegra region of Mars. Dust devils are spinning, columnar vortices of air that move across a landscape, picking up dust as they go.
PIA04698:
Summertime Dust Devil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-09-05 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a dark sand dune on the floor of a crater on Mars. Recent dust devils have disrupted a thin coating of dust on the otherwise dark dune.
PIA04727:
Dune and Dust Devil Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-09-29 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a volcano and surrounding terrain on Mars that have been thickly mantled by dust which had subsequently been eroded so that it appears textured rather than smooth.
PIA04768:
Small Syrian Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-11 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows
PIA04864:
Dust Devil Art
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-14 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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PIA04870:
Circles and Streaks
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows
PIA04875:
Sabaeus Dust Devil
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows
PIA04876:
Galle Crater Scene
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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PIA04891:
Elysium Mons Wind Streak
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PIA04903:
Devil-Streaked Crater
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PIA04914:
Small Dust Storm in Syria/Claritas
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows
PIA04973:
Daedalia Dust Devil
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows Gusev Crater on Mars, in which the Mars Exploration Rover, Spirit, landed on 4 January 2004.
PIA05119:
Gusev Crater
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PIA05120:
Mars Exploration Rover (MER-A) Spirit Landing Site
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the area where the Mars rover Spirit is believed to have touched down.
PIA05122:
A Dynamic Spirit Site
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PIA05123:
Galle Crater Dunes
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PIA05126:
Dust Devils Near Schiaparelli
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PIA05255:
Layered Remnant
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows the rover Opportunity's landing site in Meridiani Planum on Mars. Dark-toned materials of Meridiani Planum cover a lighter-toned substrate that may consist of layered rock.
PIA05251:
Mars Exploration Rover (MER-B) Opportunity Landing Site
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a dark sand dune patch that occurs on the floor of a southern hemisphere crater on Mars. Passing dust devils have disrupted the fine, bright dust that coats the surrounding terrain, leaving wildly-varied streak patterns.
PIA05259:
Dune and Dust Devil Tracks
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PIA05341:
Wind vs. Dust Devil Streaks
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows
PIA05536:
Isidis Dust Devil
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows
PIA05692:
Kaiser Dunes
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows
PIA05700:
Russell Dunes
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PIA05701:
South Polar Layers
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PIA05709:
South Polar Mesas and Hills
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark-toned barchan sand dunes in Arkhangelsky Crater on Mars. Hundreds of narrow, dark streaks crisscross the dunes and the interdune terrain most likely formed by passing dust devils.
PIA05845:
Arkhangelsky Dunes
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PIA05919:
Ares Vallis Dust Devil
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an afternoon dust storm, dust devil, or other dust-raising event. The dark area below the dust plume is its shadow.
PIA05995:
Dust Event
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows dark streak patterns on the surface of Mars caused by dust devils.
PIA06299:
Bright Dust Devil Tracks
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a dust devil in western Tithonium Chasma on Mars. The dark splotch to the right of the dust devil is its shadow.
PIA06327:
Tithonium Dust Devil
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This image from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows of dunes in the martian north polar region is important because it shows one of the highest northern latitude views of streaks thought to be made by passing dust devils.
PIA06334:
Polar Dust Devil Streaks
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a scene in southern Galle Crater on Mars, otherwise known as Happy Face Crater. A series of dark sand dunes have been crisscrossed by dust devils.
PIA06723:
Galle Scene
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows hundreds of dust devils may streak across the landscape, creating criss-cross patterns on the surface of Mars.
PIA06797:
Martian Scribbles
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows groupings of large ripple-like windblown bedforms on the floor of a large crater in Sinus Sabaeus, south of Schiaparelli Basin on Mars.
PIA06805:
Ancient Bedforms
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a suite of dark sand dunes that formed in winds blowing from right to left, along with smaller, lighter-toned ripples and many dark dust devil tracks.
PIA06807:
Dunes and Dust Devil Tracks
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a field of dunes and a relatively flat sand sheet in a crater on Mars. Most southern high latitude dune fields occur on the floors of impact craters, and many of them are eroded into rounded or flattened forms.
PIA06840:
Sand Sheet and Dunes
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows streaks and small pedestal craters found among in the Memnonia region of Mars.
PIA06846:
Wind Streak Changes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-08 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows a dust devil in a cratered plain in southern Acidalia Planitia on Mars.
PIA06859:
September Dust Devil
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