New Study Suggests Wind, Not Water, Formed Mount Sharp on Mars

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Scientists based at Princeton University and the California Institute of Technology propose that the hill, known as Mount Sharp, doubtlessly arose as solid breezes conveyed residue and sand into the 96-mile-wide pit in which the hill sits. They report in the diary Geology that air probably emerges from the huge Gale Crater when the Martian surface warms during the day, then, at that point, clears down its lofty dividers around evening time. However solid along the Gale Crater dividers, these "slant winds" would have faded away at the cavity's middle where the fine residue noticeable all around settled and gathered to ultimately frame Mount Sharp, which is close in size to Alaska's Mt. McKinley. This powerful counters the predominant hypothesis that Mount Sharp framed from layers of lakebed residue —…
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