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Curiosity sol 1226 dump piles of sieved sand at Namib dune

Curiosity sol 1226 dump piles of sieved sand at Namib dune

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Paul Hammond

Curiosity sol 1226 dump piles of sieved sand at Namib dune
On sol 1226 (January 17, 2016), Curiosity dumped sand that had been scooped from Namib dune on sol 1224. The left, "dump pile A", consists of sand that passed through the 150-micrometer sieve. The right, "dump pile B", is the portion that did not pass through that sieve.

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Original image data dated on or about January 17, 2016

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