Lecture24 - Mars Two types of channels: Valley networks...

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Surface of the Red Planet
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A reminder… we are looking at a smaller planet than the Earth
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Spacecraft finding #1 - the north-south asymmetry
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The volcanos of Mars: Olympus Mons Notice smooth, uncratered Slopes of mountain
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The size of Olympus Mons
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The extent of Olympus Mons
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Valles Marineris…Grand Canyon of Mars
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Valles Marineris in a view of Mars from space http://www.solarviews.com/cap/mars/vmars3.htm
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A startling discovery…the new canals of
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Unformatted text preview: Mars Two types of channels: Valley networks Close-up view Second type: outflow channels Where are water channels formed? Valley networks found on oldest parts of Mars A case of particular interest: Gusev crater Next time: the view from the surface Valles Marineris Valles Marineristhe view of a future astronaut More mysteries on Mars? A better look at The Face...
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