This NASA Mars Global Surveyor shows a wind streak created in the lee (downwind side) of a crater in far eastern Chryse Planitia. The winds responsible for the formation of the streak blew from the northeast to the southwest.

6 May 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a wind streak created in the lee -- the downwind side -- of a crater in far eastern Chryse Planitia. The winds responsible for the formation of the streak blew from the upper right (northeast) to the lower left (southwest).

Location near: 21.5°N, 27.4°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

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