Mars has a distinctive reddish surface primarily because of _____.

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    a thick atmosphere that causes the blue light to be absorbed
     ancient volcanic flows that poured out vast amounts of red lava on the surface
     iron oxide due to a process on its surface that formed rust
     dust storms that redden the light scattered by the Sun from its surface
     sulfuric acid that etched a reddish color into its surface rocks
asked Sep 20, 2012 in Astronomy by anonymous
    

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iron oxide due to a process on its surface that formed rust
answered Sep 22, 2012 by SkyStar ~Expert~ (2,855 points)



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