Southern Dunes

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Not all dune fields on Mars are located in deep craters. This dune field in southern Cimmeria Terra is located in the very shallow remnants of an old crater. The area is still at a lower elevation than it's surroundings and can trap sand moving in the region.

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Image ID: 
V93153008 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2022-12-14 11:57
Thu, 2023-03-16
256 pixels (17 km)
3792 pixels (255 km)
0.067507 km/pixel
0.0682054 km/pixel


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