FUSE/MOLA: Mars Once had Oceans

  • Released Tuesday, December 4th, 2001
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:57PM
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This visualization shows how Mars might look with an ocean at -500m where the lowest point on Mars is about -8000m and the highest point is about 22000m. Data from The FUSE spacecraft and from the Mars Global Surveyor/MOLA instrument where used to support this theory.


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Science: November 30

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