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Syrtis Major On Mars by Mind Map: Syrtis Major On Mars
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Syrtis Major On Mars

Discovery

Christian Huygens

Past away, 1695

1659

Name

Classic Roman name

Syrtis maior

- Gulf Of Sidra

Location

On Mars

Southern highlands

Northern lowlands

What?

A dark spot on mars

The only dark spot on Mars

created by a shield volcanoe

How it is formed?

Wiki-page

link: http://wordj21.pbworks.com/Syrtis-Major

Front Page: http://wordj21.pbworks.com/FrontPage#view=edit

Front page which includes this link

Comments

This Site: http://wordj21.wordpress.com/

How it's formed

Shield wolcanoe

Ash

Volcanic rock

Dark colour

Lack of dust

Volcanic rock

Changes

Seasons and years

Smaller

Fades

Why?

Lack of vegetation

Vast dunes fields

wind streaks

wind carved features

Geography and Geology

290°W

10°N

1500km from Mars equator

high-altitude that rises 6 km at 310°W

Theory

Bacterial growth

feeding off geothermal vents