17 September 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a wind-eroded terrain. The ridges that cut across the scene from the lower right toward upper left (southeast to northwest) are classic yardangs, a landform created by wind erosion. These are located in the Eumenides Dorsum region of Mars.
Location near: 5.5°N, 159.0°W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn