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Curiosity on the edge of the dunes…

The Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity is now on the edge of a beautiful field of wind-sculpted dust dunes. So far only black and white images have come down, but they show what a fascinating place the rover has driven to… click on this mosaic I made from seven different images, and just scroll back and forth across it, taking in the beautiful ripples, swirls and sworls carved on the sides of the dunes by the soft martian wind…

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