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Ancient Ocean that covered 1/3 of Mars with Water, A new study conducted by University of Colorado at Boulder scientists.
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post Jun 15 2010, 12:33 AM
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I found this article about Mars being covered with Water and found it interesting.
June 13, 2010

Here is the article:
http://www.colorado.edu/news/r/f9b2e812247...b0735f7098.html
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post Oct 19 2010, 10:45 PM
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The view from my armchair is that I like your scenario. I suspect a lot of the water related landforms on Mars will turn out to have formed at the bottom of ice sheets, not at the surface.
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- Bobby   Ancient Ocean that covered 1/3 of Mars with Water   Jun 15 2010, 12:33 AM
- - Paolo   It will be interesting to see how they solve the m...   Jun 15 2010, 04:24 AM
- - ngunn   The ocean froze and we see the stuff deposited on ...   Jun 15 2010, 08:59 AM
|- - serpens   That explains very well why the underlying strata ...   Jun 15 2010, 09:20 AM
|- - tharrison   QUOTE (ngunn @ Jun 15 2010, 12:59 AM) The...   Jul 2 2010, 06:32 PM
- - Bill Harris   There are many processes and environments involved...   Jun 15 2010, 12:41 PM
- - schaffman   There are likely at least two different "ocea...   Jun 16 2010, 11:59 AM
|- - tim53   QUOTE (schaffman @ Jun 16 2010, 03:59 AM)...   Jul 29 2010, 04:54 PM
- - schaffman   Thanks for clarifying, Tim. I was thinking oceans ...   Aug 1 2010, 10:31 AM
- - Den   Indeed, we have two near certainties which contrad...   Oct 19 2010, 10:04 PM
|- - schaffman   QUOTE (Den @ Oct 19 2010, 05:04 PM) One c...   Oct 21 2010, 11:57 AM
- - ngunn   The view from my armchair is that I like your scen...   Oct 19 2010, 10:45 PM
- - brellis   POST DELETED - SEE FORUM GUIDELINES 1.3 - ADMIN   Oct 20 2010, 01:14 AM
- - AndyG   Den, I've got two armchairs. From one, giv...   Oct 20 2010, 11:34 AM
- - serpens   Actually are there not 3 variables (armchairs) to ...   Oct 21 2010, 02:52 AM
- - AndyG   Not happy not knowing with which of the chairs to ...   Oct 21 2010, 12:11 PM
- - Vultur   If Mars ever had an Earth-density atmosphere, thou...   Oct 21 2010, 02:21 PM
|- - Den   QUOTE (Vultur @ Oct 21 2010, 02:21 PM) If...   Oct 23 2010, 07:29 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (Den @ Oct 23 2010, 08:29 PM) even ...   Oct 23 2010, 09:29 PM
|- - Den   QUOTE (ngunn @ Oct 23 2010, 09:29 PM) The...   Oct 25 2010, 01:36 PM
- - Fran Ontanaya   Are you taking into account the salinity of the se...   Oct 25 2010, 02:04 PM
|- - Den   QUOTE (Fran Ontanaya @ Oct 25 2010, 02:04...   Oct 25 2010, 02:36 PM
- - Fran Ontanaya   The hypersaline lakes in the McMurdo Dry valleys r...   Oct 26 2010, 11:47 AM
|- - Den   QUOTE (Fran Ontanaya @ Oct 26 2010, 12:47...   Oct 26 2010, 06:30 PM
- - schaffman   Which raises an interesting question. Could ice-co...   Oct 27 2010, 02:58 AM
|- - Fran Ontanaya   http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/express/mission/s...e_mar...   Oct 27 2010, 03:22 PM
|- - tharrison   QUOTE (schaffman @ Oct 26 2010, 06:58 PM)...   Oct 27 2010, 05:43 PM
|- - schaffman   QUOTE (tharrison @ Oct 27 2010, 12:43 PM)...   Oct 28 2010, 03:42 PM
- - serpens   The evidence for a substantial ocean keeps on tric...   Jul 28 2013, 04:15 AM
- - RichforMars   And at this particular time in Martian history, ho...   Aug 20 2013, 01:35 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (RichforMars @ Aug 20 2013, 09:35 A...   Aug 20 2013, 05:53 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (RichforMars @ Aug 20 2013, 06:35 A...   Aug 20 2013, 04:33 PM
- - nprev   There's some evidence (D/H ratio, I think) tha...   Aug 20 2013, 09:00 PM
- - serpens   The evidence is fragmentary yes, but compelling fo...   Aug 21 2013, 11:02 PM
|- - Chmee   Strange to think that at one point Venus, Earth, a...   Aug 22 2013, 05:18 PM
- - elakdawalla   Regarding Venus, it's better to assume that we...   Aug 22 2013, 05:52 PM
- - serpens   Well Curiosity seems to have confirmed that there ...   Dec 10 2013, 10:21 PM


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