Wind Erosion

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

In regions where the surface materials are poorly cemented the wind acts to erode the materials into several different forms. This VIS image shows the margin between materials being sculpted by the wind into long, narrow hills and a surface not visibly affected by the wind.

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Image ID: 
V44722003 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2012-01-13 14:37
Mon, 2012-02-13
1024 pixels (18 km)
3648 pixels (64 km)
0.017777 km/pixel
0.018253 km/pixel


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