The Sedimentary Rock Record of Mars: Distribution, Origins, and Global Stratigraphy

@inproceedings{Grotzinger2012TheSR,
  title={The Sedimentary Rock Record of Mars: Distribution, Origins, and Global Stratigraphy},
  author={John P. Grotzinger and Ralph E. Milliken},
  year={2012}
}
The last decade of Mars exploration produced a series of discoveries that provide compelling evidence for the existence of sedimentary rocks on Mars. Previously, Mars was regarded principally as a volcanic planet, the dominant surface processes of which were eruption of lavas and pyroclastic deposits, although early studies did recognize valley networks, enormous outflow channels, and the required transport of sedimentary materials to the northern plains of Mars. In contrast, our new view of… 
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