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Scientists Claim to Locate Frozen Sea on Mars

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Scientists Claim to Locate Frozen Sea on Mars

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Scientists Claim to Locate Frozen Sea on Mars

Scientists Claim to Locate Frozen Sea on Mars

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Frozen sea? Or just lava? An image captured on Mars.

Frozen sea? Or just lava? This image of giant fissures on Mars is fueling scientists' speculation. ESA hide caption

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A new theory posits that there is a frozen body of water lying perhaps just a few feet below the surface of Mars, near the equator. The research is appearing in the journal Nature this week.

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