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  Mars' Spring Storms

Mars' Spring Storms
Image credit: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Uploader comment: Early spring typically brings dust storms to northern polar regions of Mars. As the north polar cap begins to thaw, the temperature difference between the cold frost region and recently thawed surface results in swirling winds.

   

 
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