Northern lowlands of Mars: Evidence for widespread volcanic flooding and tectonic deformation in the Hesperian Period

@article{Head2002NorthernLO,
  title={Northern lowlands of Mars: Evidence for widespread volcanic flooding and tectonic deformation in the Hesperian Period},
  author={James W. Head and Mikhail A. Kreslavsky and Stephen F. Pratt},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={107},
  pages={3-1-3-29}
}
[1] Recent Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) data have provided a new picture of the Martian northern lowland basin topography and surface roughness. In order to assess detailed topographic structure important in understanding the formation and evolution of the northern lowlands, we have removed regional slopes from the topography to produce a series of maps highlighting the local topographic and geologic structure. We find that (1) the northern lowlands are underlain by a regional unit… Expand
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