The dispersal of pyroclasts from Apollinaris Patera , Mars : Implications for the origin of the Medusae Fossae Formation

@inproceedings{Kerber2011TheDO,
  title={The dispersal of pyroclasts from Apollinaris Patera , Mars : Implications for the origin of the Medusae Fossae Formation},
  author={Laura Kerber and James W. Head and Jean-Baptiste Madeleine and François Forget and Lionel Wilson},
  year={2011}
}
The Medusae Fossae Formation (MFF) has long been thought to be of Amazonian age, but recent studies propose that a significant part of its emplacement occurred in the Hesperian and that many of the Amazonian ages represent modification (erosional and redepositional) ages. On the basis of the new formational age, we assess the hypothesis that explosive eruptions from Apollinaris Patera might have been the source of the Medusae Fossae Formation. In order to assess the likelihood of this… CONTINUE READING