Barchan Dunes in Herschel Crater                         
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Roger Weller, geology instructor ( wellerr@cochise.edu )
Last edited:  11/2/17

Barchan Dunes in Herschel Crater-1  (6 views)
inclined view- 1.7 kilometers across
 

latitude:   -14.714                  longitude:    127.859                                                                                                         89a
photo source:   NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
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closer view- 500 meters across
 

latitude:   -14.736                  longitude:    127.851                                                                                                         89b
photo source:   NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
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stretched out barchans
width of view- 1.14 kilometers
 


latitude:   -14.768                  longitude:    127.878                                                                                                         89c
photo source:   NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
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a single barchan- (note surface ripples)
width of view-  440 meters across
 


latitude:   -14.700                  longitude:    127.879                                                                                                         89f
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lee side view of a barchan dune
width of view- 250 meters

 


latitude:   -14.697                  longitude:    127.877                                                                                                         89g
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3 closely spaced barchans
width of view-  620 meters

 


latitude:   -14.707                  longitude:    127.913                                                                                                         89i
photo source:   NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
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