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The surface of Mars

Author: M H Carr
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2006
Series: Cambridge planetary science series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Up-to-date, highly illustrated, and with a comprehensive list of references, this book describes the diverse Martian surface features, how Earth and Mars differ, and why the two planets evolved so  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M H Carr
ISBN: 9781108462754 1108462758 9780521872010 0521872014
OCLC Number: 1053714605
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: xiv, 307 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Overview; 3. Impact craters; 4. Volcanism; 5. Global structure and tectonics; 6. Canyons; 7. Channels, valleys and gullies; 8. Lakes and oceans; 9. Ice; 10. Wind; 11. Poles; 12. The view from the surface; 13. Climate change; 14. Implications for life; 15. Summary; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge planetary science series.
Responsibility: Michael H. Carr.


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'Mike Carr, Geologist Emeritus at the US Geological Survey, has participated in virtually all those missions and has probably seen more Mars imagery than anyone; no one is more qualified to write Read more...

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