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Martian dust devils from HiRISE camera

New images have been released from the UA's HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, including this amazing picture of sand dunes crossed by tracks from dust devils.[USGS Dune Database Entry (ESP_014426_2070)Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona][Thanks to Environment & Geology blog for spotting this one.]
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