The spatial distribution of volatiles in the Martian hydrolithosphere

@article{Costard1989TheSD,
  title={The spatial distribution of volatiles in the Martian hydrolithosphere},
  author={François Costard},
  journal={Earth, Moon, and Planets},
  year={1989},
  volume={45},
  pages={265-290}
}
  • F. Costard
  • Published 1 June 1989
  • Geology
  • Earth, Moon, and Planets
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