Volcanic Eruptions Formed Water on Mars

November 19, 2014 1:08 PM

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Volcanoes erupting on Mars warmed the Red Planet and eventually produced liquid water on its surface.

The Martian terrain is pockmarked with lake beds and basins along with dry river channels that serve as evidence liquid water once flowed on the surface. The role of volcanism in Martian geology leads to evidence of ancient water on the Red Planet.

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