Thursday, August 18, 2016

What a terraformed Mars might look like one day...

Fjaðrárgljúfur, Iceland

Are these places windows to the future of what a terraformed Mars will look like?

Fogo, Cape Verde

Surely the Martian sport by predilection will be rappel

credit: SpaceX

Grand Canyon

Santorini, Cyclades Islands

The Greek chose white to highlight their buildings against the rust red and chocolate brown cliffs of the Cyclades, will Martians think similarly?

Wadi Rum, Jordan

The seeds of trees carried by the wind will spread and sprout alone in the magnificent Martian desolation...

Cappadocia, Turkey

Will robots drill into the basalt-rich soils of Mars to create human habitats?


Vík í Mýrdal, Iceland

A future Martian coastal town?

Vík í Mýrdal from above
Vík í Mýrdal

Vik beach in Iceland might one day remind us of a view...

The cliffs by Vik, Iceland.

...of the Great Martian Northern Ocean

by SamSquared (on deviantart)

more life in red

Rauðhólar, Iceland
Rauðhólar, Iceland

Will moss be the first to turn Mars green?

Fjaðrárgljúfur, Iceland

Socotra Island, Yemen

GM trees of Mars?

nop... they are Dragon's blood trees endemic to Socotra Island

this black dune on Mars...

photo taken on Mars by one of NASA's rovers

...might one day look like this: 

Black Sand Beach, Maui, Hawaii

 Dead Sea, Jordan

A Martian resort...

Goblin Park, Utah

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