Vast ocean may have covered surface of the red planet

Henbest, Nigel
August 1991
New Scientist;8/24/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1783, p19
Reports on an international team of scientists led by Victor Hacker and Robert Strom at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory in Tucson, Arizona's theory that a vast ocean covered the surface of Mars. Proposal of the theory to account for geological evidence that glaciers and immense floods of water have shaped the surface of Mars; Mars' thin atmosphere of carbon dioxide; Sign of water in the polar ice caps; Evidence of the existence of a vast ocean un Mars; Volcanic activity in Mars.


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