Herschel Dunes

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

The dunes in this VIS image are located on the floor of Herschel Crater. The wind is blowing southward across the two small craters at the top of the image. The turbulent vortex in the lee of the craters keeps the surface free of sand and sand dunes.

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


Image ID: 
V26418005 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2007-11-28 04:57
Tue, 2008-03-11
1024 pixels (17 km)
3648 pixels (63 km)
0.017422 km/pixel
0.017549 km/pixel


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