seismic activity on the surface of Mars
Mars also is covered with a net of mostly invisible lines…along which the shaking and general disturbance of the surface by Marsquakes are most pronounced.
Our Neighbors in Queen’s Quarterly (Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario) (vol. 20) July 143
Bombs and guns and force beams and Earth—Marsquakes, too.
Mars-Tube in Astonishing Stories Sept. 17/1
‘Whass that?’ asked Brondar. ‘That noise?’…‘Marsquake,’ said Nar, feebly rousing himself. ‘Shifting strata in the hills.’
The Piper in Fantastic Stories Spring 85/1
Now they knew that the Marsquake had wrecked the Dome.
Critical Threshold in New Worlds (#66) Dec. 122
Mars probably has some low level of volcanic activity, as well as Marsquakes.
Life on the Margin in Amazing Stories Jan. 108/2
The Egyptian rolled over. For Yossi on the upper bunk, the effect was like a marsquake.
Fourth Intercometary in Asimov’s Science Fiction Nov. 236
There were predictions that it would be destroyed by the first major dust storm or marsquake.
Garcia Narrows Bridge in Asimov’s Science Fiction Jan. 71
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