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Dunes of Hydrocarbon Sand on Titan
January 22, 2013 | NASA

Impact craters on some parts of Saturn’s moon, Titan, are not obvious surface features for a long time. Instead dunes of hydrocarbon sand blown by the wind quickly fill and obscure them.


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Hydrocarbon Ice on Saturn’s Moon Titan
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South Dakota Sand and Fracking Specs
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