0637473761 contact@spacebrush.net

In Morocco, the mystery of a 13,000-year-old star dune unearthed

From afar, they look like sand pyramids, with pointy tops and radiating arms. This is why they are commonly known as star dunes. They are the largest and most complex type of desert dune on our planet. Star dunes are also unique because they are the tallest of their kind, with similar formations even found outside our solar system, on Mars and Saturn's moon, Titan. Star dunes are widespread in modern deserts, specifically in south eastern Morocco near the Algerian border. There, a star dune called Lalla Lallia showcases the uniqueness of these intricate sand structures. Scientists from the Earth...
1 2 3 4 5 37
Page 3 of 37