HiPOD: Wednesday, 1 September 2021
Wind-Eroded Exposure of Maadim Vallis Floor Deposit

Wind-Eroded Exposure of Maadim Vallis Floor Deposit

Wind Sculptures of Mars
Just as water and lava can leave their marks on the landscape, the wind is also an extremely powerful and erosive force. Unlike the former two, wind is still at work on Mars today, as these beautiful deposits on the floor of Maadim Vallis can attest.

ID: ESP_064056_1620
date: 26 March 2020
altitude: 261 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_064056_1620
NASA/JPL/UArizona
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km