Internal structure and early thermal evolution of Mars from Mars Global Surveyor topography and gravity.

  title={Internal structure and early thermal evolution of Mars from Mars Global Surveyor topography and gravity.},
  author={M. Zuber and S. Solomon and R. Phillips and D. Smith and G. Tyler and O. Aharonson and G. Balmino and W. Banerdt and J. Head and C. Johnson and F. Lemoine and P. McGovern and G. Neumann and D. Rowlands and S. Zhong},
  volume={287 5459},
Topography and gravity measured by the Mars Global Surveyor have enabled determination of the global crust and upper mantle structure of Mars. The planet displays two distinct crustal zones that do not correlate globally with the geologic dichotomy: a region of crust that thins progressively from south to north and encompasses much of the southern highlands and Tharsis province and a region of approximately uniform crustal thickness that includes the northern lowlands and Arabia Terra. The… Expand

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