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Mount Sharp and southern Bagnold Dunes

Mount Sharp and southern Bagnold Dunes

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Damia Bouic

Mount Sharp and southern Bagnold Dunes
As Curiosity approached the southern, more linear stretch of the Bagnold dunefield, it captured a panoramic view. In front of the rover is a section of what may be a longitudinal dune, but from the rover's perspective it's a nondescript, rippled sheet of sand.

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Original image data dated on or about February 6, 2017

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