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Mile-high Mars mounds built by wind and climate change

New research has found that Wind carved massive Mounds of more than a mile high on Mars over billions of years. Their location helps pin down when water on the Red Planet dried up during a global Climate Change event. Gale Crater, the landing spot of the Mars rover Curiosity, has a three-mile-high mound  at its center called Mount Sharp. The circle is the landing place of Curiosity.  The blue line is its path [Credit:...

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