Eberswalde Crater, Mars

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Eberswalde Crater, Mars

In Eberswalde Crater, river meanders grew and cut off their loops as meandering rivers do on Earth. Wind has slowly blown away the floodplain sediments, leaving the channel beds behind as ridges. Dozens of valley deposits with steep outer margins have been found on Mars, but few appear as dramatic as this.

Mars Orbiter Camera mosaic

Image Number: WEB13742-2014
Credit: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems
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