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The red planet : a natural history of Mars  Cover Image Book Book

The red planet : a natural history of Mars / Simon Morden, PhD.

Morden, Simon (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781639361755
  • ISBN: 1639361758
  • Physical Description: x, 245 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-236) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one: Explaining Mars -- Part two: Before the beginning -- Part three: Early Mars -- Part four: The naochian -- Part five: The Hesperian -- Part six: The Amazonian -- Part seven: The future.
Summary, etc.:
"The history of Mars is drawn not just on its surface, but also down into its broken bedrock and up into its frigid air. Most of all, it stretches back into deep time, where the trackways of the past have been obliterated and there is no discernible trace of where they started from or how they travelled, only where they ended up. From the planet's formation 4.5 billion years ago, through eras that featured cataclysmic meteor strikes, explosive volcanoes and a vast ocean that spanned the entire upper hemisphere, to the long, frozen ages that saw its atmosphere steadily thinning and leaking away into space, planetary geologist Dr. Simon Morden presents a tantalizing vision of our nearest neighbour, its dramatic history, and astonishing present."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Astrogeology > Popular works.
Mars (Planet) > Popular works.

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