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View Full Version : Mars ‘Hide and Seek’ Ice Cap Affected by Winds and Water



Fraser
2010-Sep-23, 03:40 PM
Mars has permanent ice caps at both poles composed mostly of solid carbon dioxide, and mysteriously, a large portion of the northern cap disappears early in the northern Martian spring followed later by its sudden reappearance. Scientists may have solved this mystery, saying that strong winds and Mars’ active water cycle may play a part [...]

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