Evidence Of Massive Asteroid And Tsunami On Mars
WINNIPEG, MB. — Researchers from several countries say a huge tsunami roared across the surface of Mars.
It happened after a massive asteroid slammed into an ocean on the red planet some 3-billion years ago.
Tsunamis reaching 400-feet in height spread out from the crater it left behind.
Evidence strongly suggested the huge waves, but it was unclear what caused them.
According to the research, once the ocean settled back into the crater, it created a secondary tsunami.
The new findings add to evidence that Mars was once much more Earth-like.
The team consisted of scientists from the United States, France, and Italy.
—Andrew McCrea, MyToba News
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