THEMIS: Sand sheet in Matara Crater

Matara Crater sand sheet (THEMIS_IOTD_20190313)THEMIS Image of the Day, February 13, 2019. Today’s VIS image shows the sand deposit on the floor of Matara Crater.

The deposit is thick enough to hide the underlying crater floor creating a sheet of sand. Upon this sheet of sand the wind has created dune forms. Matara Crater is located in Noachis Terra.

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