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Water-ice deposits found beneath Martian hills

Apronlike reserves in mid-latitude regions largest outside Mars' poles

1:33pm, November 20, 2008

There’s ice in them thar hills!

Using radar from an orbiting spacecraft to penetrate the hidden recesses of Mars, planetary prospectors have uncovered vast reserves of water-ice buried beneath rocky debris. The ice resides in hilly sections of the Red Planet’s southern and northern

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