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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Martian Fans

Filed under pretty pictures, Mars, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

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Martian Fans The HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this look at the spectacular patterns created by wind-blown material on the south polar ice cap of Mars. The area shown is about a kilometer across.

NASA / JPL / University of Arizona

Original image data dated on or about October 8, 2014.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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