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Caprock and sand ripples, Curiosity sol 679

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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.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about July 4, 2014

 

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