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Possible ancient giant basin and related water enrichment in the Arabia Terra province, Mars

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Possible ancient giant basin and related water enrichment in the Arabia Terra province, Mars; 2007; Article; Journal; Icarus; Dohm, J. M.; Barlow, N. G.; Anderson, R. C.; Williams, J. -P.; Miyamoto, H.; Ferris, J. C.; Strom, R. G.; Taylor, G. J.; Fairen, A. G.; Baker, V. R.; Boynton, W. V.; Keller, J. M.; Kerry, K.; Janes, D.; Rodriguez, J. A. P.; Hare, T. M.

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A circular albedo feature in the Arabia Terra province was first hypothesized as an ancient impact basin using Viking-era information. To test this unpublished hypothesis, we have analyzed the Viking era-information together with layers of new data derived from the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) and Mars Odyssey (MO) missions. Our analysis indicates that Arabia Terra is an ancient geologic province of Mars with many distinct characteristics, including predominantly Noachian materials, a unique part of the highland-lowland boundary, a prominent paleotectonic history, the largest region of fretted terrain on the planet, outflow channels with no obvious origins, extensive exposures of eroded layered sedimentary deposits, and notable structural, [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.03.006
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