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Recent aeolian erosion and deposition in the north polar plateau of Mars

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Background: Planum Boreum, the north polar plateau of Mars, displays four extensive low-albedo regions covered with widespread sedimentary deposits that are thick enough to partly or completely suppress the signature of the residual water ice that forms the uppermost zone of the polar layered deposits. These sedimentary deposits appear to have a source primarily in a buried sedimentary layer preferentially exposed along the walls and floors of some polar troughs. The deposits extend and drape...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1555/mars.2007.0003

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"National Astronomical Observatory, Mizusawa, Japan", "Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Arizona, USA"
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"U. S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA"
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Astrogeology Team
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"Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, CNRS/ Univ. Paris Sud, France"
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"Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Arizona, USA" "University of Oxford"
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Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the
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"University of Arizona, USA"
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Department of Hydrology and Water Resources
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Publisher:
Mars Informatics Inc. Publisher's website
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Mars Journal Journal website
Volume:
3
Pages:
29-41
Publication date:
2007-12-05
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1548-1921
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uuid:097bb75b-99ff-403f-aeba-3145cdbb7636
Local pid:
ora:3170
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English
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