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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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Dust clouds on Mars

Academics / Geology : Arizona Geology (5 years ago)

A new image from the UA HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows small dust clouds in a "vast region of sand dunes at high northern latitudes on Mars. In the winter, a layer of carbon dioxide ice covers the dunes, and ... Read Post

UA Mars camera finds surprising dune activity

Academics / Geology : Arizona Geology (3 years ago)

Sand dunes around the Martian polar cap may be the most active geologic features on the planet, according to a new paper in Science, using images from the UA's HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. There are both sudden ... Read Post

UA camera captures spectacular Martian dust devil

Academics / Geology : Arizona Geology (2 years ago)

NASA put out a news release describing an amazing dust devil on Mars imaged by the UA's HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Observer:A towering dust devil, casts a serpentine shadow over the Martian surface in this image acquir... Read Post


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