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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Coolest Mars Image Ever!

Finally a planet image that looks like science fiction.

Image what new minerals might exist in the environment where carbon dioxide sublimiates to gas in the ground and vents through rock and soil.  Some crazy new iron or manganese carbonates.


From Discover Magazine





To the dust cloud in the central lower left quadrant.  Estimated to be 10 meters across.  Makes the tree like sand structures at least 30 meters tall!
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