Immense Amount of Ice Found on Mars

Posted on March 16, 2007  Comments (0)

Dense Ice Revealed at Mars’ South Pole

Radar scans of Mars have unveiled a vast reservoir of nearly pure frozen water around the planet’s south pole, a deposit so rich that if it were spread evenly on the surface it would be 36 feet deep.

For now, it’s one of the many question marks that dot Mars research initiatives. Scientists still can’t explain what happened to all the water that must have been needed to carve Mars’ surface features.

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