News tagged with sedimentary deposits

Video: Flying over Becquerel

This latest release from the camera on ESA's Mars Express is a simulated flight over the Becquerel crater, showing large-scale deposits of sedimentary material.

dateDec 19, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Solution to ancient rock puzzle posited

A superplume, or massive episode of volcanic eruptions that related to extensive melting of the Earth's mantle, could explain the puzzling reappearance of major iron formations long after the rise in atmospheric ...

dateApr 27, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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'Super-river' formed the English Channel

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of Anglo-French scientists studying sedimentary deposits in the Bay of Biscay have concluded that Britain and France were separated by a "super-river" during three periods of glaciations, ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Earth Sciences weblog
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