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Dust Devils on the Planet Mars

Dust devil trails visible on the Martian surface

Dust Devil trails visible on the Martian surface

Nature…the artist.  Take a look at this image of the surface of Mars.  Can you guess what may have caused the gracefully arcing and curling lines?  For a while, scientists were unable to untangle the mystery.  Turns out that the dark tracings are caused by spinning columns of rising air – better known here on Earth as Dust Devils.

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