Namib Dune

Namib Dune

On December 18, 2015, the Curiosity rover captured this view of Mars’ Namib Dune. This dark-sand dune is 5 meters (16 feet) high and 7 meters (23 feet) from the camera.

The dune is part of the Bagnold Dune Field on the northwestern flank of Mount Sharp. The mountain (arrow) is visible in the background.

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