Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Dunes in Olympia Undae (Again)

Today's image is part of Olympia Undae, but unlike yesterday's image, there is more topography in this region. The dunes are forming in the lower elevations, but can migrate up the sides of the hills if the prevailing winds are strong enough.

Orbit Number: 54784 Latitude: 79.4646 Longitude: 234.741 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-04-20 17:56

Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Arizona State University

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