Evidence for ponding and catastrophic floods in central Valles Marineris, Mars

@article{Harrison2008EvidenceFP,
  title={Evidence for ponding and catastrophic floods in central Valles Marineris, Mars},
  author={K. Harrison and M. Chapman},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={2008},
  volume={198},
  pages={351-364}
}
Abstract The Valles Marineris canyon system of Mars is closely related to large flood channels, some of which emerge full born from chaotic terrain in canyon floors. Coprates Chasma, one of the largest Valles Marineris canyons, is connected at its west end to Melas Chasma and on its east end to chaotic terrain-filled Capri and Eos Chasmata. The area from central Melas to Eos Chasmata contains a 1500 km long and about 1 km deep depression in its floor. Despite the large volumes of groundwater… Expand
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