TITLE

Old photographs of Mars suggest a glacial past

AUTHOR(S)
Davidson, G.
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/18/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1817, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a detailed analysis of the planet Mars that reveals evidence that ice has flowed and reshaped the surface. Features identified; How large the ice sheets were; Average temperature on Mars today; Composition of these glaciers.
ACCESSION #
9205110061

 

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