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Public recruited to identify geysers on Mars.


Active geysers have been observed in the south polar region of Mars:

Martian Geysers.
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martian_geyser

A new program asks the public to help identify them:

Scientists need you to analyze unseen images of Mars.
By James Holloway
January 15, 2013
http://www.gizmag.com/planet-four-analyze-mars/25801/

http://planetfour.org/#/about

BTW, the current theory is they are formed by CO2 sublimation. I raised the possibility that subsurface liquid water is involved in their formation:

North polar geysers?
http://cosmoquest.org/forum/showthread.php/62470-North-polar-geysers?p=1040432#post1040432


Bob Clark

Posted by Robert Clark at January 19, 2013 12:08 PM

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