Types of Glaciers on Mars

This page was contributed by Dr Frances Butcher from Sheffield University. There are glaciers on Mars?! Yes! Check out our quick introduction to glaciers on Mars here. Just as on Earth, glaciers on Mars come in lots of different shapes, sizes, and settings. Studying glaciers on Mars is important for several reasons: Glaciers on Mars were formed …

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Glacial geomorphological mapping

This article on glacial geomorphological mapping was written by Dr Benjamin Chandler from Stockholm University. Why do we map glacial landforms? Geomorphological mapping is an important method used by glacial geologists to study the behaviour of past glaciers and ice sheets1. By mapping the distribution of glacial landforms and investigating the spatial relationships between different …

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