Dunes on Mars

     

Dunes on Mars

Large barchans and barchanoid ridges on the floor of Nil Patera on Mars. Barchans are crescent-shaped dunes whose tips, called horns, point away from the primary wind direction

Image Number: WEB12929-2013
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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