Matara Crater Dunes

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Today's VIS image shows the sand deposit on the floor of Matara Crater. The deposit is thick enough to hide the underlying crater floor creating a sheet of sand. Upon this sheet of sand the wind has created dune forms. Matara Crater is located in Noachis Terra.

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Image ID: 
V75438007 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2018-12-16 19:39
Wed, 2019-02-13
512 pixels (17 km)
1824 pixels (62 km)
0.034139 km/pixel
0.0344516 km/pixel


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