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Caprock and sand ripples, Curiosity sol 679

Caprock and sand ripples, Curiosity sol 679

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Caprock and sand ripples, Curiosity sol 679
Curiosity paused on sol 679 (over the Fourth of July holiday weekend), before beginning to cross the Zabriskie Plateau, to capture this view of alternating sand ripples and low buttes formed by a resistant caprock.

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Original image data dated on or about July 4, 2014

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