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Scientists discover “ghost dunes” on Mars

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Date: 2018-07-10 19:02:05
Blog: Geospace
URL: https://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2018/07/10/scientists-discover-ghost-dunes-on-mars/

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Scientists have discovered hundreds of crescent-shaped pits on Mars where sand dunes stood billions of years ago. The curves of these ancient dune impressions record the direction of prevailing winds on the Red Planet, providing potential clues to Mars’s past climate, and may hold evidence of ancient life. The post Scientists discover “ghost dunes” on Mars appeared first on GeoSpace.

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