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Syrtis Crater
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Syrtis Crater

May 14, 2014
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a crater that is approximately 2 km in diameter in south central Syrtis Major Planum. The image also captures a portion of the light-toned wind streak formed in the lee (to the left) of the crater. The wind streak is likely composed of a thin coating of dust.

Credit: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems



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