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Dunes of Wirtz
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Dunes of Wirtz

August 3, 2013
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark sand dunes, formed by winds blowing from the southwest (lower left), in Wirtz Crater. The crater is named for Carl Wilhelm Wirtz (1876–1939), a German astronomer. MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-1581, 10 September 2006

Credits: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems