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Mud Cracks

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    Modern Mud Cracks

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    Modern Mud Cracks in a Playa

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    A Closer View of Modern Mud Cracks in a Playa

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    Ancient Mud Cracks

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    Ancient Mud Cracks in Both Vertical and Plan Views

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    Ancient Mud Cracks and Wave Ripple Crests

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    Ancient Mud Chips in Sandstone

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    Syneresis cracks due to dewatering of mud under water


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