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Non-uniform seasonal defrosting of subpolar dune field on Mars

Kossacki K.J., Leliwa-Kopystyński J.

Publication type:
Scientific publication reviewed (Science Citation Index)

ICARUS

168(1), 2004, 201-204, 10.1016/j.icarus.2003.11.010

Organization unit:
IG, LPD

Images of the sub-polar regions of Mars show existence of various seasonal-depending features, including mosaics of dark patches called Dalmatian spots. We interpret formation of dark patches on dune fields by means of the non-uniform sublimation of winter CO2 ice deposit.


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