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Mars On Ice
Industrial, Alternative Rock
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Mars on Ice is a metal related music single recording by SLAB! released in 1986 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. SLAB! - Mars on Ice. MetalMusicArchives. com - the ultimate metal music online community, from the creators of progarchives.

But the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found evidence of plenty of ice under the martian surface. In fact, it's a frozen slab with a land area equal to Texas and 13 stories thick. The slab is located in the northern hemisphere of Mars, running between the equator and the north pole. Strange craters dotting the surface pointed to an assemblage of material underneath, and radar studies revealed an ice slab just barely under the surface. The leading culprit is ancient snowfalls that never melted as the Martian climate cooled

But this time there is news from a far more reliable source revealing a giant 13 feet thick slab of ice, spread over an area same as Texas and California combined, right under the surface of Mars. It is believed that the reason for the formation of such a gargantuan glacier buried under the surface, is a snowfall that occurred tens of millions of years ago. The discovery came after the rare phenomenon of terraced craters, as opposed to the more common bowl shaped craters, were noticed

For humans have just discovered water ice at much shallower depths than previously thought. But Ali Bramson of the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory (LPL) dispelled the sensationalism – and offered something better: an enormous slab of water ice, measuring 130 feet thick. Bramson explained the initial confusion: Craters should be bowl-shaped, but this one had terraces in the wall.

The blue triangle outlined in black in the middle is the purported lake. Orosei and colleagues spotted the lake after years of analyzing data from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express orbiter, which aims radar at the planet to see below its surface. But Mars’ south polar ice behaves differently than earthly ice in other ways too, Smith says. It doesn’t flow the way you would expect from tightly packed glaciers. Porous ice might explain why it flows differently, and more dust and other impurities in the ice could make up for the difference in density.

Slab-ice and jets on mars. Geological Survey, 2255 N. Gemini D. Flagstaff, AZ 86001. The low albedo of this material indicates that a large fraction of the solar flux is being absorbed in or beneath this slab. The surface reflection and transmis-sion of a plane-parallel slab of pure CO2 were calcu-lated using the complex index of refraction

A test Tuesday found that the ice recovered sublimates away over a few hours if left in the scoop. The team is practicing the best and fastest way to get enough ice sample into the scoop and to the TEGA oven before it sublimates (goes from solid to gas- like dry ice)

Mars Ice house concept. Mars Ice house concept. by Hexagonalsky Feb 18. Load 4 more images Grid view.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Mars On Ice
Written-By – Davies*, Jarvis*, Dray*
B1 Painting The Forth Bridge
Written-By – Davies*, Jarvis*, Dray*
B2 Oedipus T. Rex
Written-By – Davies*, Jarvis*, Risso*, Dray*

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Recorded At – Livingston Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ink Records
  • Copyright (c) – Ink Records
  • Pressed By – MPO
  • Mastered At – The Sound Clinic


  • Bass Guitar – Bill Davies
  • Drums – Robin Risso
  • Effects – Bill Davies
  • Guitar – Paul Jarvis
  • Mastered By – Jonz*
  • Producer – Slab!
  • Recorded By – Tony Harris
  • Saxophone – Steve Dray*
  • Trombone – Neill Woodger
  • Trumpet – Hugh Rawson
  • Vocals – Steve Dray*


Recorded at Livingston Studios London, August 1986.
P & C Ink Records 1986

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 5661
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): INK 1225 A1 SOUND CLINIC LEVITICUS INCORPORATED MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): INK 1225 B1 JONZ "THE WIZARD OF FUZZ SCREWED UP" MPO

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
INK 1225 Slab! Mars On Ice ‎(12", Single, W/Lbl) Ink Records INK 1225 UK 1986