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Coiled lava flows on Mars discovered by ASU grad student

ASU is reporting that "High-resolution photos (taken by a UA camera) of lava flows on Mars reveal coiling spiral patterns that resemble snail or nautilus shells. Such patterns have been found in a few locations on Earth, but never before on Mars. The discovery, made by Arizona State University graduate student Andrew Ryan, is announced in a paper published April 27, 2012, in the scientific journal Science.
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Strange lava spirals discovered on Mars

Entertainment / Video Games : TG Daily - Games and Entertainment (3 years ago)

Lava flows coiled like snail shells have been found for the first time on Mars - and they're bigger than anything similar on Earth. read more Read Post

Giant Lava Coils Seen for First Time on Mars

Academics / General Science : Wired Science (3 years ago)

Resembling corkscrew snail shells, these interesting patterns are actually rare lava flows seen for the first time on Mars. Read Post

New form of lava flow discovered on Mars

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

High-resolution photos of lava flows on Mars reveal coiling spiral patterns that resemble snail or nautilus shells. Such patterns have been found in a few locations on Earth, but never before on Mars. The discovery was made by a gra... Read Post


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