DOI: 10.1029/2004je002382
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Abstract: Palos crater, a prominent candidate crater‐lake site in the Hesperia region of Mars, is located at the mouth of a sinuous inlet channel that extends from the northern flanks of Tyrrhena Patera. Previous studies of this site have concluded that channels and basin‐infill units likely formed through aqueous processes that partly involved karst‐like removal of materials in the subsurface by the flow of groundwater. As with many locales on Mars, the aqueous processes hypothesized to have been involved in the forma…

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