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Winds of Mars: Aeolian Activity and Landforms

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Local Dust Lifting

1. Local Dust Lifting


Local Dust Storms

2. Local Dust Storms



Regional Dust Storms

3. Regional Dust Storms





4. Dust Devils

Tornado Tracks
5. Tornado Tracks


Dark Streaks

6. Dark Streaks


Bright Streaks

7. Bright Streaks


Dark and Bright Streaks

8. Dark and Bright Streaks


Mixed-Tone Streaks

9. Mixed-Tone Streaks

North Circumpolar Dunes
10. North Circumpolar Dunes



Dune Types
11. Dune Types


Frame Dunes
12. Frame Dunes

Field of Barchan Dunes
13. Field of Barchan Dunes

Active Barchans
14. Active Barchans

Dunes Within a Crater
15. Dunes Within a Crater


Trapped Dunes

16. Trapped Dunes


Martian Yardangs

17. Martian Yardangs


Layer Remnants

18. Layer Remnants




19. Eroded Layered Terrain
19. Eroded Layered Terrain


Polar Laminated Terrain
20. Polar Laminated Terrain


Edge of the PLT

21. Edge of the PLT

Terrain Softening
22. Terrain Softening



 Concentric Crater Fill

23. Concentric Crater Fill



White Rock

24.
White Rock


Wind Scour at VL-1

25. Wind Scour at VL-1




Wind Ripples at VL-2

26. Wind Ripples at VL-2


Drifts at VL-1
27. Drifts at VL-1


"Big Joe" Boulder

28. “Big Joe” Boulder

Dust Storm at VL-1
29. Dust Storm at VL-1


Real Colors at VL-2
30. Real Colors at VL-2

 

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