Ripples

Not all rocks on Mars are basalts. Last month’s NASA pictures show familiar ripple marks, made of sand blown recently, and whose shape and position are changing.18MARS-web-videoLarge.jpg

 

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These images are very like the wind-formed ripples so familiar on earthly sand dunes.

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http://www.livepaintinglessons.com gives detail of Evening Light, Bream Bay, inspired by the local sand dunes of Ruakaka, New Zealand:

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More information from the Richard Robinson Gallery, 14 Surfside Lane, Ruakaka 0116, Northland, New Zealand.