Cochise College sponsored

 
          Earth Analogs to the Light-colored Deposits 
               
 location: Northwest corner of Nevada

 

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In this location there are ridges of dark-colored volcanic material
with small lakes adjacent to the ridges.  This might be comparable to
the way in which the light-colored mineral outcrops formed in the
Mawrth Vallis region.

examples

     
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 All views were derived from Google Earth.
           
 Also visit: Cochise College Mars Landforms , Mars Explored, 
           and
Cochise College Geology Home Page
                                                   
 Roger Weller, geology instructor (wellerr@cochise.edu  last edited:  10/30/15

     
 
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