Elongated Dunes On Mars

©NASA/hiRISE

Elongated Dunes On Mars

These lovely linear dunes at Meroe Patera identified in Context Camera images that have developed in a sand starved region of the dune field, elongating from behind a cliff.

HiRISE was asked to obtain this observation in order to compare morphology to other linear dunes elsewhere on Mars.

ID: ESP_065194_1875
date: 23 June 2020
altitude: 270 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_065194_1875
NASA/JPL/UArizona

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