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Water cycling on Mars

Nature volume 446, pages 150151 (08 March 2007) | Download Citation

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The Meridiani Planum region on Mars is rich in minerals derived from evaporation, but lacks a topography consistent with standing water. Do the deposits stem from upwelling groundwater early in the planet's history?

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  1. Victor R. Baker is in the Department of Planetary Sciences and the Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA. baker@hwr.arizona.edu

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