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Title: China's Qaidam Basin Landscape Similar with Mars
Geologist, sedimentation expert and Mars Science Laboratory team member David Rubin of the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center investigates longitudinal dunes in China's Qaidam Basin. He comments: "The landscape has some similarity with Mars: almost total lack of vegetation and wind-formed landscape."
Location: , Qaidam Basin, China
Date Taken: 1988
Photographer: David Rubin , USGS
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