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Author Zimbelman, James R

Title The Volcanoes of Mars
Published San Diego : Elsevier, 2020

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Description 1 online resource (264 p.)
Contents Intro -- The Volcanoes of Mars -- Copyright -- Contents -- About the authors -- Preface -- On the cover -- Chapter 1: Introduction: Welcome to Mars! -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. Learning about Mars -- 1.3. Geology -- 1.4. Volcanism -- 1.5. Plate tectonics -- 1.6. Samples from Mars -- 1.7. Chronology -- 1.8. Outline of the book -- References -- Chapter 2: Areography -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Physiography -- 2.3. Background: Martian volcanoes -- 2.4. Geologic mapping of Martian volcanoes -- 2.5. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: The Tharsis Province -- 3.1. Introduction
3.2. Volcanic constructs -- 3.2.1. Summits -- 3.2.2. Flank morphology -- 3.3. Unique features of Olympus Mons -- 3.3.1. Basal escarpment -- 3.3.2. Aureole materials -- 3.3.3. Collapsed volcanoes -- 3.4. Central plains of Tharsis -- 3.4.1. Lava flows -- 3.4.2. Fissures and other vents -- 3.4.3. Dikes -- 3.5. Explosive volcanism? -- 3.6. The role of glaciation -- 3.6.1. Subglacial birth of Olympus Mons -- 3.6.2. Western fan deposits -- 3.6.3. Summit glaciers -- 3.7. The uniqueness of Tharsis -- 3.8. Tharsis as the source for SNC meteorites -- 3.9. Summary and conclusions -- References
Chapter 4: The Elysium Province -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. Volcanic constructs -- 4.2.1. Elysium Mons -- 4.2.2. Hecates Tholus -- 4.2.3. Albor Tholus -- 4.3. Volcanic flows -- 4.4. The role of ice -- 4.5. Recent activity -- 4.6. Unanswered questions and future studies -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 5: The Circum-Hellas Province -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. Spacecraft exploration -- 5.2.1. Mariner 9 -- 5.2.2. Viking -- 5.3. Central volcanoes -- 5.3.1. Tyrrhenus Mons -- 5.3.2. Hadriacus Mons -- 5.3.3. Amphitrites and Peneus Paterae -- 5.3.4. Melae and Pityusa Paterae
5.4. Post-Viking geologic investigations -- 5.5. Volcanic history -- 5.6. Future research -- References -- Chapter 6: Syrtis Major and small highland volcanoes -- 6.1. Introduction -- 6.2. Regional geography and geology -- 6.3. Tectonic and volcanic history -- 6.4. Composition of Syrtis Major deposits -- 6.5. Exploration of Jezero crater -- 6.6. Small highland volcanoes -- 6.7. Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 7: Medusae Fossae Formation and the northern lowlands -- 7.1. Introduction -- 7.2. Observations of MFF -- 7.3. Interpretations of MFF -- 7.4. Explosive eruptions on Mars
7.5. Recent studies of MFF -- 7.6. Apollinaris Mons -- 7.7. Volcanic explosions in the northern lowlands -- 7.8. Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 8: Igneous composition -- 8.1. Introduction -- 8.2. Why is composition important? -- 8.3. Composition at a distance (remote sensing) -- 8.4. Composition from the Martian surface (in situ) -- 8.5. Combining orbital and surface data -- 8.6. Martian meteorites -- 8.7. Synthesis -- 8.8. What does it all mean? -- References -- Chapter 9: Lava worlds: Cosmic cousins -- 9.1. Introduction -- 9.2. Earth -- 9.3. The Moon -- 9.4. Venus -- 9.5. Mercury
Notes Description based upon print version of record
9.6. Io
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Author Crown, David A
Mouginis-Mark, Peter J
Gregg, Tracy K. P
ISBN 9780128228777
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