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Field geology at Mars' equator points to ancient megaflood

Space Daily Saturday, 21 November 2020 ()
Field geology at Mars' equator points to ancient megafloodIthica NY (SPX) Nov 22, 2020

Floods of unimaginable magnitude once washed through Gale Crater on Mars' equator around 4 billion years ago - a finding that hints at the possibility that life may have existed there, according to data collected by NASA's Curiosity rover and analyzed in joint project by scientists from Jackson State University, Cornell, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of Hawaii. The resea
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Wave-shaped features in the rock, nearly identical to those left behind by melting ice on Earth, point to raging flash floods in the Red Planet’s Gale Crater.

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