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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. The findings show the importance of wind in shaping the Martian landscape, a force that, on Earth, is overpowered by other processes.

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