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Slope-Streaked Knob
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Slope-Streaked Knob

June 8, 2005

This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark slope streaks coming down the slopes of a knob in western Amazonis Planitia. All of the surfaces in this image are mantled by dust. On the slopes, mass movement of dry dust has created the streaks.

Location near: 19.6°N, 166.1°W

Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)

Illumination from: lower left

Season: Northern Autumn