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Arsia mons dust spiral

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Each year near the start of Mars' southern winter warm air rises over Arsia Mons volcano forming ice and dust clouds. Sometimes this dust coalesces into a spiraling cloud that can be over 15 km high. This digital painting depicts one such dust spirals.
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I'm still flabbergasted that that thin atmosphere manages to create large dust storms -- even in a third of a gee.

Califorum's avatar

Oooh! That would certainly be something to see!

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Looks very cool!

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Magnifique ! ♥

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