Saturday, January 26, 2013

Yardangs in Elysium Planitia

The small parallel ridges in this VIS image were created by the erosive power of wind blown particles.

Orbit Number: 48580 Latitude: -0.208654 Longitude: 148.683 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-11-26 05:33

Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

Note: These yardangs are located in Elysium Planitia, to the north of Aeolis Mensae.

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