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An ancient inner lake in Maadim VallisThe survey of Ma'adim Vallis and crater Gusev area by the new topographic Aeolis southeast map allows to document the hydrodynamics processes which occurred in the valley. The inner Ma'adim Vallis hypsometric and volume deposits analyses point out that Gusev impact was subsequent to the first incision of Ma'adim Vallis in the craterized upland. The study of the deposit distributions as revealed by the topography leads to reconstruct the chronology of three major events in the Aeolis Region : Ma'adim incision, Gusev impact, and Apollinaris Patera/flow interactions.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Paper
Cabrol, N. A.
(Observatoire de Paris-Meudon France)
Grin, E. A.
(Observatoire de Paris-Meudon France)
Dollfus, A.
(Observatoire de Paris-Meudon France)
Dawidowicz, G.
(Paris Univ. France)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1993
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Inst., Twenty-fourth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Part 1: A-F
Subject Category
Lunar And Planetary Exploration
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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