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Hundreds of methane dunes nestle at the base of Pluto’s mountains

View of Pluto from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.

Pale dunes (centre and right) on Pluto were formed by the dwarf planet’s winds, which reach up to 40 kilometres an hour. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

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Nature 558, 9 (2018)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-018-05320-9

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