Tuesday, February 22, 2005

BBC NEWS Mars pictures reveal frozen sea

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Mars pictures reveal frozen sea:

"Mars pictures reveal frozen sea

The find has implications for life on Mars

A huge, frozen sea lies just below the surface of Mars, a team of European scientists has announced.

Their assessment is based on pictures of the planet's near-equatorial Elysium region that show plated and rutted features across an area 800 by 900km.

The team think a catastrophic event flooded the landscape five million years ago and then froze out."

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