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                  The Dunes of Mars  
 
 
                         
 Also visit: Mars Explored and Cochise College Geology Home Page                                                                                                 
 Roger Weller, geology instructor ( wellerr@cochise.edu  )
 last edited:  3/26/15    

 
Types of Dunes on Mars
quick, organized access to great views of Martian dunes 
number of views:   325 
 

barchans  (25)
channel dunes  (31)
complex dunes  (31)
convoluted dunes  (9)
cratered dunes  (4)                                                        
dark-colored dunes  (30)
dark dune "lakes"  (15)
dome dunes  (5)
dune fields  (26)
dunes within craters  (24)
fabric pattern dunes  (8)
light-colored dunes  (4)
linear dune fields  (12)
lingoid dunes  (4)
ripples  (4)
short wiggle dunes  (7)
slope base dunes  (32)                                                           
spike dunes  (19)
star dunes  (2)
superimposed dune sets  (7)
triangular dunes  (9)
unclassified dunes  (15)
weathered dunes  (2)
"nope"

geology links on Mars dunes
 Mars dunes-USGS
 morphing dunes of Mars
 Martian dunes in formation-NASA
 active dune field- NASA
 barchan dune asymmetry (pdf)
 Mars dunes- abstracts and papers


Photos used in these studies are derived from GoogleEarth-Mars.
Primary sources are USGS/NASA/JPL/ University of Arizona and
ESA/DLR/FU Berlin(G.Neukum).
All photos are 800 pixels wide.
Photos have been digitally enhanced in order to emphasize structures.