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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Martian Avalanche!

Filed under pretty pictures, Mars, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

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Martian Avalanche! Caught in the act by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: an avalanche cascades down a steep, icy scarp near the north pole of Mars, kicking up a cloud of reddish dust about 200 meters wide.

NASA /JPL / University of Arizona

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This image is in the public domain. Original image data dated on or about January 12, 2010


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