Canal map of Mars (1975)

Published in: Carl Sagan and Paul Fox: The canals of Mars: An assessment after Mariner 9 Icarus
Volume 25, Issue 4, August 1975, Pages 602-612
Language of nomenclature: Latin

lowellcanals

“Abstract: The Lowellian canal network has been compared with the results of Mariner 9 photography of Mars. A small number of canals may correspond to rift valleys, ridge systems, crater chains, and linear surface albedo markings. But the vast bulk of classical canals correspond neither to topographic nor to albedo features, and appear to have no relation to the real Martian surface.”

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