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#1 2008-04-03 21:04:03

Gregori
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From: Baile Atha Cliath, Eireann
Registered: 2008-01-13
Posts: 297

Re: Stupid Question...

How deep would you have to go on Mars to get Earth like Atmospheric Pressure?

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#2 2008-04-05 06:01:49

louis
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From: UK
Registered: 2008-03-24
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Re: Stupid Question...

There appears to be a 4% increase in pressure at the Dead Sea which is 400 metres below sea level. 

Not sure if that's any help. Can you equate that to Mars?  Mars pressure is 0.7% that of Earth's I think so, we are talking of a 1500% increase to get to earth pressure. Which would equate to a depth of 375x400 metres on the model of the Dead Sea differential = 150kms I think. Quite a way!

Of course I have no qualifications for this sort of analysis so someone might wish to check this out!


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#3 2008-04-06 02:03:04

Gregori
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From: Baile Atha Cliath, Eireann
Registered: 2008-01-13
Posts: 297

Re: Stupid Question...

hhmmm.... Mars is different because lower gravity, lower temperature and compostion of the atmosphere

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