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Eej Hairhan Mountain in the Mongolian Gobi

Caption: This image shows prominent ~50-km long wind streaks originating at and propagating downwind (E) from climbing sand dunes west of the granitic inselberg of Eej Hairhan Mountain (2,250 m asl) in the Mongolian Gobi (ASTER false-color composite). Image courtesy NASA/GSFC/METI/Japan Space Systems. See related article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G34857.1.

Credit: Image courtesy NASA/GSFC/METI/Japan Space Systems.

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