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              Mars- Mawrth Vallis  
   
Attached Dunes within the High Resolution Strip
 
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Attached dunes are always adjacent and in contact
with topographic highs.  They often develop a spiky shape.
 
 Example of attached dunes
 
photo source: Google Mars, USGS, JPL, University of Arizona

Other examples of attached dunes (7 views)
 
example 1
example 2
example 3
example 4
example 5
example 6
example 7

Source of photos: Google Mars with the original sources consisting of United States Geological Survey,
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the University of Arizona.

                         
 Also visit: Cochise College Mars Landforms , Mars Explored, 
           and
Cochise College Geology Home Page
                                                   
 Roger Weller, geology instructor (wellerr@cochise.edu  last edited:  10/28/15


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