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HiPOD: Glowing Gullies in Kaiser Crater Dunes

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The giant sand dunes in Kaiser Crater experience gully erosion of the steep slip faces every year in late winter as the sun warms the slopes.


Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona https://www.uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_045324_1325
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