Subject: Why do Mars' 'Prince Volcanoes' form a straight line?
Date: Sun Feb 27 08:44:09 2005
Posted by Jens Peter Bork
Grade level: teacher/prof
School: Erlangen University Hospital
City: Erlangen State/Province: Bavaria
Area of science: Astronomy
Has a specific reason been established for the fact that the three "other" great
Tharsis volcanoes on Mars: Arsia, Pavonis and Ascraeus Mons, seem to form a
perfectly straight line? Could this phenomenon have the same reason as the line
formed by the Hawaiian islands (a stationary hot spot with a continental plate
Re: Why do Mars' 'Prince Volcanoes' form a straight line?
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