Streaked Plain
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Streaked Plain

March 18, 2006

This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark streaks created by dust devils on a plain southwest of Hellas Planitia. Based on the width and the length of individual streaks in this scene, it is clear that not all dust devils are created equally.

Location near: 55.8°S, 317.5°W

Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)

Illumination from: upper left

Season: Southern Summer

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