Mars - Wind Streaks                              
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Roger Weller, geology instructor ( wellerr@cochise.edu  )
Last edited:  10/12/17    edited by R.Weller
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   Wind streaks are created by winds depositing light-colored
deposits on the lee side of craters or other obstructions to the wind. 
Dark-colored wind streaks represent erosion of light-colored materials
from the surface, exposing darker materials below.

Photo sources:
  NASA, JPL, USGS, University of Arizona
ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G.Neukum)
Google Earth-Mars Option
       

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Mars geology links on wind streaks
wind streaks-Mars Odyssey Mission
Mars wind streaks- ASU (pdf)
wind streaks on Mars- 2004
Mars Aeolian- wind streaks
sedimentology and dynamics of wind streaks
Terra Tyrrhena- wind streaks