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              Mars- Mawrth Vallis  
   
Complex Dunes within the High Resolution Strip
 
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Many of the complex dunes have wavy, intertwined
patterns.  Many of the larger complex dunes have
smaller dunes forming at right angles to the main dune.
 
 Example of complex dunes
 
photo source: Google Mars, USGS, JPL, University of Arizona

Other examples of sets of complex 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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