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Martian Dune Field
Martian Dune Field (click to enlarge)
 
 

Martian Dune Field

This spectacular picture of the Martian landscape by the Viking 1 Lander shows a dune field with features remarkably similar to many seen in the deserts of Earth. The dramatic early morning lighting -- 7:30 a.m. local Mars time -- reveals subtle details and shading.


Last Update: 29 Feb 2012 (AMB)

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Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012