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Signs Of Ancient Mars Lakes And Quakes Seen In New Map

Signs Of Ancient Mars Lakes And Quakes Seen In New Map

Provided by NASA/USGS Long ago, in the largest canyon system in our solar system, vibrations from "marsquakes" shook soft sediments that had accumulated in Martian lakes. The shaken sediments formed features that now appear as a series...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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