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planum

(play -nŭm) (plural: plana) A high plain or plateau. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on a planet or satellite.
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Oxia Planum - a plain in Mars' northern hemisphere that contains layers of clay-rich minerals believed to have formed as a result of prolonged interaction with water about 3.
Data also shows the presence of nitrogen, methane and carbon monoxide ice at the center of Sputnik Planum.
Washington, March 7 ( ANI ): Two distinct volcanic eruptions have flooded the area of Daedalia Planum with lava, flowing around an elevated fragment of ancient terrain of Mars.
While chronicling the scientific discoveries made by both rovers over the years, Squyres discussed the recent finding of suspected gypsum near the rim of Endeavour Crater --a region of Meridiani Planum that Opportunity has been studying since 2011--and the discovery of clays that likely formed in a pH-neutral wet environment in Mars' past.
Yapilan calismalarda sol posterior planum temporalenin tekst ve melodi senkronizasyonunda isitsel merkez olarak goreve katki sagladigi one surulmekte, icten sarki ve tekst soyleme, sarki ve konusmalarin pasif dinlenmesinde ortak alan oldugu bildirilmektedir.
Eryngium planum 'Tetra Petra' This Eryngium has the most wonderful spiky silver leaves that sparkle in the sun.
While exploring Meridiani Planum, an Oklahoma-size plain on Mars, the rover named Opportunity discovered bedrock (solid rock beneath soil) at the edge of a crater.
The first outcrop Opportunity analysed, within the small crater it landed in January 24, revealed that standing water,perhaps a salty sea or swamp,once covered Meridiani Planum.
The first outcrop Opportunity analysed, within the small crater where it landed on January 24, revealed that standing water, perhaps a salty sea or swamp, once covered Meridiani Planum.
The rover is examining an area called Meridiani Planum.
Opportunity landed on Meridiani Planum, a smooth plain near the planet's equator.
The rovers will bounce to a halt on the Martian surface, protected by huge airbags, then roll out and begin exploring two areas on opposite sides of the planet--Gusev Crater for Spirit, and Meridiani Planum for Opportunity.