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Trees on Mars?

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posted on Jun, 19 2009 @ 12:31 AM
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The coral theory is on some pages I found in a Google
search for Mars trees images:

Google: trees on mars (images and associated pages)

I just do not recall seeing structures on Earth that 'grow' except for
old volcano that have eroded. The volcano cores might be in the
catagory of what we see on Mars.




posted on Jun, 19 2009 @ 12:57 AM
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Well I must say that 5 years later (from the original post), and 8 years after these photos came about, its still a mystery! Thats awesome!


They look like trees!!

TREES!!!!




posted on Jun, 19 2009 @ 01:43 AM
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Couple of close ups;


Looks like a feature of geology to me.



posted on Jun, 19 2009 @ 01:47 AM
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Meh, Runespider messed it all up for us and solved the mystery.



posted on Jun, 19 2009 @ 02:56 AM
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hmmmmmmmm......

What are these pictures close ups of? Cause dang.....

they do look like close ups...

awwwww shucks!!!!!!!


I would like to see the larger image of these close ups though.



posted on Jun, 20 2009 @ 01:13 AM
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Ok, it's late so bare with me but I'll try to explain what the "official explanation" says about these.

The funny thing about these is the fact that they change over the seasons, they almost seem to bloom like trees here on Earth. However, what you are actually seeing is the staining caused by small amounts of gas leaking out from the planet and squeezing through tiny cracks in very clear ice. The reason that there is seasonal change is due to the fact that the ice melts, releasing the stained portions, in one season, while the climate is conducive to the escaping gas in another season.

(feel free to correct any part of that)

I suppose it makes sense, it does sound like the typical NASA head scratcher, but I'll be damned if they don't look like Banyan trees.



posted on Jun, 20 2009 @ 05:13 PM
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Staining seems good.
That might have been an original reasons canals were seen
on telescopes.

Oh canals, that means life on Mars.
The unknown sells for the ambitious writer.

I like the mineral growth idea yet see none such on Earth.
I would like to find if the Earth has high frequency electricity
emanations or transmissions that might cause a build up of
materials over time. Like termite towers in Africa without the
termite. If the tree in the candle phenomena, must have posted
the link before, can be accomplished with out external help.
Something like the moving stones mystery but that was the
wind on a slippery surface.



posted on Jun, 21 2009 @ 03:28 AM
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Originally posted by h1satsu
Meh, Runespider messed it all up for us and solved the mystery.


He did not.

Similiar geological features also exist on Earth. Trees also exist here.

It appears the two can co-exist;

The existence of a geological formation similar in appearance to certain biological organisms does not preclude the existence of those biological organisms.

Runespider found a geological formation with an appearance similiar to trees when viewed from above at low resolution - this does not mean all Martian trees must now be geological formations.

The mars atmosphere could support forms of Plant-life; the conditions are present:








*NASA also alters and removes data from the images taken on mars.

Ask me for examples.


[edit on 21-6-2009 by Exuberant1]



posted on Jun, 22 2009 @ 09:24 AM
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Originally posted by Darkblade71
I searched the site and didnt find this anywhere, so I dont know if people have seen this or not. I originally posted this on a thread which discusses the face on Mars, however, the trees themselves, are something to see if you havnt seen them, and I think they deserve attention and a thread of its own!!

Here ya go!

"Another controversial photo, shown at right, reveals much larger forms that look like spreading trees as seen from above. No less a personage than respected author Arthur C. Clarke opined that they resemble Earth's Banyan trees. He too noted that these forms appear to change with the seasons, growing with the warmth and increased sunlight of Mars's spring season, just as vegetation would. But NASA has likewise explained these shapes as some kind of freezing/defrosting phenomenon or a part of the "bizarre geology" of Mars."
the link to the picture refered to:
paranormal.about.com...

Or if you prefer the story:

paranormal.about.com...

www.space.com...

that photo really made me wonder what the heck is REALLY up there..

This is old news to me, I saw these after the MGS started mapping, but a lot of people might not have, and...if you have...you might wanna look again


Thread I originally posted this on:

www.abovetopsecret.com...

[Edited on 18-5-2004 by Darkblade71]


Darkblade.... I'm a little late in arriving but those photos are interesting as well as what is written.... of course thought it's all speculation but i'm starting to hope that if there are "Aliens" up there that they don't look and behave like those Aliens in the Film Alien!



posted on Jun, 22 2009 @ 12:28 PM
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Just because there are clouds and atmosphere doesn't mean it's the same as on Earth. I'm no scientist but I believe the majority of the atmosphere on Mars is Carbon Dioxide and so is the ice at the polar regions.

Yes, Carbon Dioxide could be good for plants but I think it's safe to say that if Martian plants photosynthesize the way Earth plants do that there would be higher concentrations of Oxygen as this is the by product of photosynthesis here on Earth.



posted on Jun, 22 2009 @ 12:40 PM
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Originally posted by Shadowflux
reply to post by Exuberant1
 


Just because there are clouds and atmosphere doesn't mean it's the same as on Earth. I'm no scientist but I believe the majority of the atmosphere on Mars is Carbon Dioxide and so is the ice at the polar regions.



Says who? Nasa?



posted on Jun, 22 2009 @ 01:06 PM
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Says every verifiable and legitimate source on the subject, yes, including NASA.

But you can go on believing what you want, perhaps soon you can vacation along the lush Martian canals, relaxing in the shade of giant Martian banyan trees.



posted on Jun, 22 2009 @ 07:15 PM
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How about this...progressive zoom.



posted on May, 2 2012 @ 08:21 AM
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I am giving you a star, 3 years late, but you get one!


Sure did look like trees from a distance though. I am very glad that we are getting better pictures here and there to explain some of these things, because the pictures I posted years ago really made me wonder.
Since then I have pretty much accepted that Mars is a dead world, but that it most likely did hold life of some kind at some point.

I hope some day we can get hard scientific evidence, like actual soil samples brought back to earth. Or get a geologist up there to hang out for a year or two,but at the rate we are going, it is going to be a while.
Mars is a fascinating planet!




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