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Martian sand blowing in the wind

High-resolution spacecraft images show surprisingly large rates of sand transport on Mars. This finding suggests that the planet's surface is a more active environment than previously thought. See Letter p.339

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Figure 1: Sand dunes on Mars and Earth.



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Kok, J. Martian sand blowing in the wind. Nature 485, 312–313 (2012).

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