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Scientists Find Deep Deposits Of Ice Below Martian Surface

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Scientists Find Deep Deposits Of Ice Below Martian Surface
Some deposits could be over 300 feet thick.
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Planetary scientists say they've found large deposits of ice just below the Martian surface.

Using the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, scientists located eight steep slopes with large ice deposits below them. Some of those deposits are more than 300 feet thick

We've known for a while that Mars is home to a lot of ice. But until now, we hadn't been able to tell much about the ice that is there or how deep it is.