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Frozen Pluto Has Wind-Blown Dunes Made of Methane Sand

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Pluto dunes

Those finger-print like patterns are dunes on the plain adjacent to the peaks of the al-Idrisi Montes.

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

Part of the wonder of seeing new worlds is the radical difference from the planet you know.

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