Polar Wandering on Mars?

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Science  09 Mar 1973:
Vol. 179, Issue 4077, pp. 997-1000
DOI: 10.1126/science.179.4077.997


Polar wandering during the past 108 years may be recorded by unique quasi-circular structures in the polar regions of Mars. Polar wandering on Mars is likely if deep convection is involved in the origin of the very large constructional volcanic features located near the equator. The magnitude of the nonhydrostatic low order components of the gravity field and their correlation with the equatorial volcanic features may be additional evidence of deep convection and associated polar wandering.