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Atmospheric pressure increases the deeper you go & the
growing plants on Earth have been found at a height of 6 km.
Which got me thinking..
Apparently something like a depth of 40 km should give us
the same pressure on Mars as 6km above sea level on Earth so
to do is dig a big hole..
The Hellas Planitia is already 7 km
deep so that gives us a bit of a head start.
Everyone bring a
we'll have this done in no time.
Worlds highest plants discovered growing 6km above sea level
[Skewed, Dec 02 2018]
||There are plenty of bits of your own planet that could do with making a bit more habitable before you go to the trouble and expense of hauling a bucket-and-spade mob to Mars ... Slough and Basingstoke are obvious candidates.
||Moderately-sized fusion devices would be the quickest and most economic method; nothing fancy, maybe a megaton or so.
||Gets rid of ugly Staines.