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Recurring Martian Streaks: Flowing Sand, Not Water?

By Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA

November 21, 2017

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Dark features on Mars previously considered evidence for subsurface flowing of water are interpreted by new research as granular flows, where grains of sand and dust slip downhill to make dark streaks, rather than the ground being darkened by seeping water.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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