HiPOD: 5 January 2019
USGS Dune Database Entry Number 0129-159

USGS Dune Database Entry Number 0129-159

Light, Dark and Dune
Sand dunes are among the most widespread wind-blown features present on Mars. Their spatial distribution and morphology are sensitive to subtle shifts in wind circulation patterns and wind strengths. They also provide clues to the sedimentary history of the surrounding terrain.

ID: ESP_054488_1960
date: 12 March 2018
altitude: 281 km
Observation details page

Share this HiPOD:   twitter  •  tumblr  •  right-click to copy link


NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km