Lava may have sculpted Martian plains
The vast northern lowlands on Mars may have been volcanically active as recently as 10 million years ago.
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Alfred S. McEwen
University of Arizona
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
Space Sciences Building
P.O. Box 210092
Tucson, AZ 85721-0092
Timothy J. Parker
California Institute of Technology
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109
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