Oceans on Mars: An assessment of the observational evidence and possible fate

@article{Carr2003OceansOM,
  title={Oceans on Mars: An assessment of the observational evidence and possible fate},
  author={M. Carr and J. Head},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={108},
  pages={5042}
}
  • M. Carr, J. Head
  • Published 2003
  • Geology
  • Journal of Geophysical Research
  • the edges of the northern plains and interpreted to be shorelines remaining from these former standing bodies of water. We examine the elevations and geologic relations along these contacts in detail and find little support for their interpretation as shorelines. Some contacts are clearly of volcanic origin, and all have significant variations in elevation. Better support for the former presence of water over large parts of the northern plains is provided by the Vastitas Borealis Formation (VBF… CONTINUE READING

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