Alluvial fans on Mars

Citation Moore, J. M., and A. D. Howard (2005), Large alluvial fans on Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 110, E04005, doi:10.1029/2004JE002352

Remark Search region was limited to between 0 and 30 S, used MOLA
Significance Fans formed during an episode of enhanced precipitation (probably snow) and runoff, which exhibited both sudden onset and termination. (Moore and Howard 2005)

Note: Basins containing fan deposits are listed in Closed Basin Lakes

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