HiPOD: Thursday, 17 November 2022
Dune-Ice Mobility in Olympia Undae

Dune-Ice Mobility in Olympia Undae
This observation is a re-imaging of a previous HiRISE picture we obtained in 2016 to measure dune mobility. This is a remarkable and rare example of ice-dune interaction, which can be seen as a modern analogue of the burial of the windblown steep-sided depressions under the North Polar layered deposits.

ID: ESP_070451_2615
date: 6 August 2021
altitude: 320 km

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full observation details, visit the ID link.