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Martian Fans

Martian Fans

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Martian Fans
The HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this look at the spectacular patterns created by wind-blown material on the south polar ice cap of Mars. The area shown is about a kilometer across.

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Original image data dated on or about October 8, 2014

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