Friday, April 9, 2010

Wind Effects Near Zephyria Planum

This VIS image shows some of the effects that wind action has on the surface of Mars. This image is located near Zephyria Planum. Winds in the region have eroded and etched the surface materials.

Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

Note: Zephyria Planum is a region of Elysium Planitia, which is to the south-southeast of Elysium Mons. The region is centered at 0.99° South, 153.1° East.

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