Mars - Sinuous Rilles                               
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Roger Weller, geology instructor (  )
Last edited:  10/11/17     edited by R.Weller
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     The sinuous rilles on Mars are very similar to the sinuous rilles found on
the Moon.
  They are distinguished as long narrow meandering channels,

often originating near craters.

Photo sources: NASA, USGS,
ESA/DUR/FU Berlin (G.Neukum) 
Google Earth, Mars option
photos of sinuous rilles
examples: 1  2
Mars geology links on sinuous rilles
Martian sinuous rilles