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Mars volcanos

This graphic illustrates where Mars mineral-mapping from orbit has detected minerals that can indicate where a volcano erupted beneath an ice sheet.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/JHUAPL/ASU

Volcanoes erupted beneath an ice sheet on Mars billions of years ago, far from any ice sheet on the Red Planet today, new evidence from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter suggests.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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