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A mega-landslide on Mars

Nature Geoscience volume 2, pages 248249 (2009) | Download Citation

The vast Thaumasia plateau on Mars is fringed by extensive zones of deformation. Topographic and structural analysis suggests that the plateau may have slipped in a massive landslide, deforming its margins in the process.

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  1. Jeffrey C. Andrews-Hanna is in the Department of Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois Street, Golden, Colorado 80401, USA.  jcahanna@mines.edu

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