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  Mars Odyssey - Wind Erosion

Mars Odyssey - Wind Erosion
Image credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

Uploader comment: When a large impact occurs it vaporizes the surface and deposits hot debris around the newly formed crater. That change of the surface by an impact is beautifully illustrated here, where the crater and ejecta are more resistant to the power of the wind.

   

 
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