Yes. Earth appears blue from space because of its relatively dense atmopsher and watery surface. Mars has a much thinner atmosphere and you can see directly through to its surface which is largely reddish brown rock.
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The reddish color of Mars comes from the what in its soil?
The element iron (Fe) in the soil which form oxides of iron (rust) which are reddish-orange colored. ...
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Does the reddish color of Mars' surface come from its soil?
Mars's soil is red because it is very rich in iron oxide, or rust.
Asked in Geology, Planet Mars, Soil
Did the soil on mars contains potassium which makes it appear red?
No the iron in the soil gives it the reddish colour.
Asked in Planet Mars
Element that is prevalent in the soil of the planet Mars?
the layer of dust covering the surface is composed mostly of iron oxide, giving mars its reddish colour. ...
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What planet has iron in its soil gives it a red color?
Mars is known as the red planet. This is because the iron in the soil gives it a red color. Mars is thought to have once had lakes and oceans. ...
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Which planet is called the red planet because of its reddish soil and pink atmosphere?
If you are wondering what the "red planet" is, it is the planet called~ Mars. ...
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Why is the planet Mars named so?
Mars is named after the Roman god of war, because its bloodred colour is associated with battle and war. Mars is named for the ancient Roman god of war. The Romans copied the Greeks in naming the planet for a war god; the Greeks called the planet Ares (AIR eez). The Romans and Greeks associated the planet with war because its color resembles the color of blood. Viewed from Earth, Mars is a bright reddish-orange. It owes its color to iron-rich...