“Ancient Seas, Cataclysmic Floods (& Life?)” –1997 Pathfinder Mars Images

Mars Northern Ocean

 

“Unlike on Earth, this sea was likely groundwater fed. If the ancient source aquifers hosted life, the proposed marine sedimentary materials at the NASA Pathfinder landing site might contain a record of that life, a location easily accessible by future missions,” said senior scientist Alexis Rodriguez.

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