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Researchers said that microbial life probably existed at the foot of Arsia Mons - that was once encrusted with a glacier, about 210 million years ago. The combination of ice and heat would have resulted in a huge mass of water, which could have sustained for hundreds or a few thousand years.
"I was very excited," said lead author Kathleen Scanlon, a doctoral student and geologist at the Brown University. "It's all a really nice suite of land forms that together all point to the exact same process. So, that was really cool," Los Angeles Times reported.
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