Talk:Planum Boreum

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Reference[edit]

  • Eric J. Kolb and Kenneth L. Tanaka (2001). "Geologic History of the Polar Regions of Mars Based on Mars Global Surveyor Data II. Amazonian Period". Icarus 154 (1): 22–39. doi:10.1006/icar.2001.6676. 
  • Tanaka KL, Kolb EJ (2001). "Geologic history of the polar regions of Mars based on Mars global surveyor data I. Noachian and Hesperian Periods". Icarus 154 (1): 3–21. doi:10.1006/icar.2001.6675. 
  • Tanaka KL (2005). "Geology and insolation-driven climatic history of Amazonian north polar materials on Mars". Nature 437 (7061): 991–994. doi:10.1038/nature04065. 
  • Fishbaugh KE, Hvidberg CS (2006). "Martian north polar layered deposits stratigraphy: Implications for accumulation rates and flow". Journal Geophysical Research - Planets 111: E06012. doi:10.1029/2005JE002571. 

Might be good additional ref?--Stone 12:37, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

On closer investigation, that whole issue of Icarus is devoted to the polar caps of Mars. Downloading... MER-C 04:03, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

Composition[edit]

Other then ice, what is the composition of the polar plains? If Mars was to be, say, terraformed, would Planum Boreum just melt? Or is there a "continent" below the ice? T.Neo (talk contribs review me ) 09:16, 2 June 2008 (UTC)