Resources utilized while researching "Lowell's Legacy"
The authors acknowledge the use of Mars Orbiter Camera images
processed by Malin Space Science Systems that are available at http://www.msss.com/moc_gallery/
HRSC color images
ESA / DLR / FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
Links to particular NASA\JPL\MSSS images:
Cydonia-The Face and Dolphin effigies
All Cydonia images
Building and Cetacean Bas Relief Effigies / Geoglyphs
Acidalia Planitia temple complex
Collapsed tunnel- Rocks Exposed on Slope in Aram Chaos
MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-550, 20 November 2003
The Glass Tunnels:
Johnny Danger's Grand Central Station-Acidalia Planitia
Headlands tunnels- Acidalia Planitia
Second full image of tunnels- Acidalia Planitia
Doctored image with data dropout- Acidalia Planitia
Johnny Danger's Union Terminal and Lowell Tunnel entrance-Acidalia
Other Acidalia Planitia Glass tunnel links
Equatorial Glass Tunnels
The tunnels at Olympica Fossae
The inverted USGS image with missing data
The improperly documented MSSS image
The seeps at Olympica Fossae
Mars Anomaly Research Pathfinder by Eric C. Lausch
Since man first gazed at the heavens Mars has been a source wonder and curiosity. The ancients saw its reddish glow and ascribed ominous portents to our sister planet. With the advent of the telescope scientists were able to resolve the surface of Mars. From the very beginning of modern astronomy researchers recorded unusual items observed on the surface of Mars.
Schiaparelli documented what he termed canalia or channels on Mars in 1877. Percival Lowell recorded this same phenomenon again in 1895 and lectured extensively on the subject.
As technology became more sophisticated, humans sent robotic probes to Mars for closer observations. In the 1970Ôs the Viking program sent back unusual images from an area called Cydonia Mensae, which some postulated were the ruins of an ancient civilization on Mars. In the 1990 as the Mars Global Surveyor imaged thousands of sites on Mars, again returning images of what may be indications of a former high civilization on Mars.
The debate rages today as it did over a hundred years ago. What are we really seeing on Mars? I suppose we won't have a definitive answer until humans actually go there with a shovel.
Mars Imaging anomalies
Historical Observations of the Planet Mars
William . The Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery.
Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1996.
Lowell, Percival. Mars.
New York: Houghton-Mifflin (1895).
Lowell, Percival. Mars and Its Canals.
New York: Macmillan (1906).
Lowell, Percival. Mars as the Abode of Life.
New York: Macmillan (1910)).
Richard C., The Monuments of Mars: 2001
Berkley:Frog Limited, 2001.
Jinks, David, The Monkey and the Tetrahedron:╩ Compelling Connections Between Mars, the UFO Dilemma and the Future of the Human Race , Seattle:Glass Moon Press, 1999.
Stanley V., The Case for the Face on Mars: Scientists Examine the Evidence
for Alien Artifacts on Mars ,
Chicago: Adventures Unlimited Press , Feb. 1998.
Mark. J. Carlotto, Horace W. Crater, James L. Erjavec, and Stanley V. McDaniel, "Response to Geomorphology of Selected Massifs On the Plains of Cydonia, Mars by David Pieri," Journal of Scientific Exploration, Vol. 13, No. 3, 1999.╩╩╩ ╩
Mark J. Carlotto, "Evidence in Support of the Hypothesis that Certain Objects on Mars are Artificial in Origin," Journal of Scientific Exploration, Vol. 11, No. 2, 1997.
Mark J. Carlotto, "Digital video analysis of anomalous space objects," Journal of Scientific Exploration, Vol. 9. No. 1, July 1995.
Mark J. Carlotto, "Digital image analysis of possible extraterrestrial artifacts on Mars," Digital Signal Processing, April 1993. (Invited Paper)
Mark J. Carlotto and Michael C. Stein, "A method for searching for artificial objects on planetary surfaces," Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, Vol. 43, pp 209-216, 1990.
Mark J. Carlotto, "Digital imagery analysis of unusual Martian surface features," Applied Optics, Vol. 27, No. 10, May 15, 1988.
Selected (on-line) Periodical Articles
The Case for the Face on Mars Gary Vey, Viewzone Magazine, February, 2002.
Is This an Artificial Construct On Mars? Eric C. Lausch, Viewzone Magazine, October,
Associations and organizations
F.A.C.E.T.S- Formal Action Committee for Extra Terrestrial
PMB 210, 4820 Yelm Hwy SE, Suite 2,
Lacey, WA 98503
Society for Planetary SETI Research
Dr. Horace W. Crater
University of Tennessee Space Institute
B.H. Goethert Parkway
Tullhoma, TN 37388-8897
The Enterprise Mission
P.o. Box 52017
Albuquerque, NM 87181
Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery, by William Sheehan
Mac Tonnie's Cydonia list (originated by JJ Merceicca)
The Enterprise Mission BBS
Richard Hoagland's The Enterprise Mission
Danger's Dangerous Mars Site (Eric C. Lausch)
Frontiers in Science (Dr. Mark Carlotto)
Scientists for Planetary SETI Research (Dr. Horace Crater)
McDaniel Report (Pro., Stan McDaniel)
Research (David Jinks)
Mars Unearthed (Tripp McCann)
Artifacts on Mars (John
Metaresearch.org (Dr. Tom Van Flandern)
VGL.org (Lan Fleming)
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