Syrtis Major On Mars

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1. Discovery

1.1. Christian Huygens

1.1.1. Past away

1.1.1.1. 1695

1.2. 1659

2. Name

2.1. Classic Roman name

2.2. Syrtis maior

2.3. - Gulf Of Sidra

3. Location

3.1. On Mars

3.1.1. Southern highlands

3.1.2. Northern lowlands

4. What?

4.1. A dark spot on mars

4.2. The only dark spot on Mars

4.3. created by a shield volcanoe

5. How it is formed?

6. Wiki-page

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

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

6.2.1. Front page which includes this link

7. Comments

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

8. How it's formed

8.1. Shield wolcanoe

8.1.1. Ash

8.1.2. Volcanic rock

8.2. Dark colour

8.2.1. Lack of dust

8.2.2. Volcanic rock

9. Changes

9.1. Seasons and years

9.1.1. Smaller

9.1.2. Fades

9.2. Why?

9.2.1. Lack of vegetation

9.2.2. Vast dunes fields

9.2.3. wind streaks

9.2.4. wind carved features

10. Geography and Geology

10.1. 290°W

10.2. 10°N

10.3. 1500km from Mars equator

10.4. high-altitude that rises 6 km at 310°W

11. Theory

11.1. Bacterial growth

11.2. feeding off geothermal vents