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The surface of Mars

Author: M H Carr
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge planetary science series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing the diverse Martian surface features, this text explores how Earth and Mars differ and why the two planets evolved so differently. The author also discusses the possible implications of the geologic history for the origin and survival of Martian life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Carr, M.H. (Michael H.).
Surface of Mars.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006035548
(OCoLC)74353917
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M H Carr
ISBN: 9780511270413 0511270410 051126688X 9780511266881 0511269854 9780511269851 9780511536007 0511536003
OCLC Number: 162145470
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 307 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Overview --
Impact craters --
Volcanism --
Global structure and tectonics --
Canyons --
Channels, valleys, and gullies --
Lakes and oceans --
Ice --
Wind --
Poles --
The view from the surface --
Climate change --
Implications for life --
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Series Title: Cambridge planetary science series.
Responsibility: Michael H. Carr.
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