Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Detailed views of south polar dust fans

Detailed views of south polar dust fans
Detailed views of south polar dust fans Dust fans located close to each other on Mars' defrosting south polar cap sprout in many different directions, indicating multiple fan-formation events at different times as the wind blew in different directions. These six images are all shown at the same scale (1 meter per pixel, at fullest enlargement). NASA / JPL / U. Arizona

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