THEMIS: Lyot Crater dune field

Lyot Crater dune field (THEMIS_IOTD_20190809)THEMIS Image of the Day, August 9, 2019. Lyot Crater is a large, complex crater in the northern lowlands of Vastitas Borealis.

This image is located along the southern rim of the crater and shows part of the dune field located on the floor of the crater.

The dunes have been shaped by winds swirling around the hills and knobs on the crater’s floor.

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