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Amazonis Planitia

June 13, 2014
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows classic yardangs, landforms created by wind erosion in southern Amazonis Planitia. The boat-shaped mesa, in particular, is a classic example of a yardang landform. Yardangs are found on both Earth and Mars.

Credit: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems



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