Geomorphic contexts and science focus of the Zhurong landing site on Mars

@article{Liu2021GeomorphicCA,
  title={Geomorphic contexts and science focus of the Zhurong landing site on Mars},
  author={Jianjun Liu and Chunlai Li and Rongqiao Zhang and Wei Rao and Xiaofeng Cui and Yan Geng and Yang Jia and Hai Huang and Xin Ren and Wei Yan and Xingguo Zeng and Weibin Wen and Xing Wang and Xingye Gao and Qiang Fu and Yan Mei Zhu and Jihong Dong and Haitao Li and Xianzhong Wang and Wei Zuo and Yan Su and Deqing Kong and Hongbo Zhang},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
  year={2021},
  volume={6},
  pages={65-71}
}
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