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Global map of eolian features on Mars.

Journal of Geophysical Research

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Abstract

Ten basic categories of eolian features on Mars were identified from a survey of Mariner 9 and Viking orbiter images. The ten features mapped are 1) light streaks (including frost streaks), 2) dark streaks, 3) sand sheets or splotches, 4) barchan dunes, 5) transverse dunes, 6) crescentic dunes, 7) anomalous dunes, 8) yardangs, 9) wind grooves, and 10) deflation pits. The features were mapped in groups, not as individual landforms, and recorded according to their geographic positions and orientations on maps of 1:12.5 million or 1:25 million scale. -from Authors

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Global map of eolian features on Mars.
Series title:
Journal of Geophysical Research
Volume
90
Issue:
B2
Year Published:
1985
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
2038
Last page:
2056
Number of Pages:
19