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syrtis

(ˈsɜːtɪs)
n
(Physical Geography) an area of quicksand
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The Chones inhabited the part toward Iapigia and the Ionian Sea which is called Syrtis.
At last his Sail-broad Vannes He spreads for flight, and in the surging smoak Uplifted spurns the ground, thence many a League As in a cloudy Chair ascending rides Audacious, but that seat soon failing, meets A vast vacuitie: all unawares Fluttring his pennons vain plumb down he drops Ten thousand fadom deep, and to this hour Down had been falling, had not by ill chance The strong rebuff of som tumultuous cloud Instinct with Fire and Nitre hurried him As many miles aloft: that furie stay'd, Quencht in a Boggie SYRTIS, neither Sea, Nor good dry Land: nigh founderd on he fares, Treading the crude consistence, half on foot, Half flying; behoves him now both Oare and Saile.
Northeastern Syrtis Major Planum - Just upstream from Jezero, this broad plateau was once warmed by volcanic activity.
syrtis is required to determine whether such a large interspecific variation existed or whether the sample contained some cryptic species.
Northeast Syrtis, the third potential landing site, was warmed by volcanic activity in the past, and microbes may have existed at the confluence of liquid water and minerals.
Where would you find the region known as Syrtis Major?
This tension is particularly to the fore in passages such as the description of Syrtis (4.
Graham on Feb 16 (CML= 57[degrees]) found patchy equatorial cloud across the disk, and ECB must have been at least partly present to account for the Syrtis Blue Cloud from Mar 2 (see below).
Washington, Feb 4 ( ANI ): Newly released images from ESA's Mars Express orbiter show lava flows on the Syrtis Major region of the planet, which was nce thought to be a sea of water.
The second most prominent feature is big, dark Syrtis Major.
The plumes were detected over locales that show either evidence of ancient ground ice or the flow of liquid water, including the Nili Fossae region, an area east of Arabia Terra and the southeast quadrant of an ancient volcano called Syrtis Major.
In particular, Syrtis Major, a large, dark, triangular feature on Mars, will be visible.