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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

A large sand sheet with surface dune forms is located on the floor of this crater near the south pole. The polar cap rests against the southern part of the sand sheet. The dune appears bright in this daytime IR image, as the sand is warmer than the nearby polar ice.

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Image ID: 
I33254002 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2009-06-13 03:25
Wed, 2009-07-01
320 pixels (31 km)
1808 pixels (183 km)
0.101538 km/pixel
0.098764 km/pixel


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