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Monitoring Rugged Terrain

Etchings of a Barren World
These fascinating features are likely caused by sublimation that produces furrows in the surface and have not yet been filled-in with material. Our science goal for this observation was simple: to study wind direction in the spring in a sparsely sampled region at the South Pole of Mars.

ID: ESP_074763_0975
date: 8 July 2022
altitude: 247 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.