Huge frozen sea found just below surface of Mars

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 22 2005 @ 20:07 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A team of European scientists from ESA announced the discovery of a huge frozen sea under the surface of Mars over an area of 800 by 900km.
The interpretation is based on images taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on Europe's Mars Express spacecraft. These show extensive fields of large, platy features - reminiscent of the fractured ice floes found in polar regions on Earth.
More details at BBC


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