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17. Martian Yardangs
SECTION 5. WIND EROSION FEATURES
17. Martian Yardangs

Wind erosion has formed these large grooves and yardangs. Note that their orientation is not parallel to the relatively recent winds that formed the crater streaks on the left side of the frame.

Location: Latitude 5°, Longitude 138.5°, south of Olympus Mons. Viking photograph 044B37, NGF orthographic version, clear filter.

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