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HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) is the most powerful camera ever sent to another planet, one of six instruments onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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River of Sand

A dominant driver of surface processes on Mars today is aeolian (wind) activity. In many cases, sediment from this activity is trapped in low-lying areas, such as craters.

Dunes and Bedrock

Sometimes, we acquire an image for the simple reason of getting either more coverage of an area, and/or to complete a mosaic of a particular spot.

Elongated Dunes

These lovely linear dunes at Meroe Patera identified in Context Camera images that have developed in a sand…

Wind Carved Rock

The distinctively fluted surface and elongated hills in this image in Medusae Fossae are caused by wind erosion…