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2006-09-11 12:30:00

This summer, a science team set out on a two-week expedition of Earth's own little version of Jupiter's moon Europa -- the Borup Fiord Pass at Ellesmere Island, a place hidden high above the rest of the world in the Canadian High Arctic. The team, headed by Canadian geologists Drs. Stephen Grasby and Benoit Beauchamp, included Dahmnait Gleeson, a grad student who works under JPL scientist and Europa specialist Dr. Bob Pappalardo. Ellesmere Island's sulfur-rich springs leave large, telltale...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'