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Wind Texture
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Wind Texture

March 6, 2012
On Earth these wind-derived features are called 'blowouts', where the force of the wind has carved out a crescent shaped depression in soft, uncemented material like glacial loess. The features on Mars are much larger than the ones on Earth.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU