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The ice mantle under the shallow subsurface is thought to result from frequent, major climate changes.
187 Scalloped topography Certain regions of Mars display scalloped -shaped depressions.
Soderblom,.A.; Bell,.F.Retrieved December 16, 2014."Early geochemical environment of Mars as determined from thermodynamics of phyllosilicates".271 Other deliquescing salts on Mars may be more habitable for Earth life."Red planet coughs up a white rock, and scientists freak out".Mars has been shown to be geologically active in the recent geological past through the Phoenix isotope measurements.Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.The liquid water freezing vibration dub episode 2 layer starts off millimeters thick in their model, and can develop to be centimeters thick as the season progresses."Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera: Interplanetary cruise through primary mission".While scientists do not refer to the patch as a "lake the water ice patch is remarkable for its size and for being present throughout the year."Ancient Mars Water Existed Deep Underground".Byrne,.; Ingersoll,.Englewood Cliffs,.J: Prentice-Hall.Some Martian meteorites called basaltic shergottites, appear (from the presence of hydrated carbonates and sulfates ) to have been exposed to liquid water prior to ejection into space."Curiosity breaks rock to reveal dazzling white interior".Zimbelman,.; Griffin,.