Dust Devil Tracks

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

The faint dark lines in this VIS image are caused by dust devils. As the dust devil travels along the surface it scours away the loose surface dust, revealing the darker surface beneath. There are also gullies on the inner rim of this unnamed crater in Noachis Terra.

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
V58268003 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2015-02-01 12:25
Tue, 2015-04-07
1024 pixels (17 km)
3648 pixels (62 km)
0.017122 km/pixel
0.0173393 km/pixel


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