Features inferred to be formed by past coastal processes.
Description of Proposed Examples
The Arabia shoreline, previously named Contact 1 (Clifford and Parker 2001), which follows the gradational and fretted dichotomy boundary, as shown in Fig. 1 (Parker et al. 1989, 1993). The Arabia shoreline has been inferred from cliffs, benches, and layers located mostly along the transition topography (Martian Dichotomy) from the ancient southern highlands to the younger northern lowlands (Fig. 2). Some of the morphologies of the Arabia shoreline were interpreted to be the results of mass flow (Tanaka 1997), volcanic (Leone 2014), tectonic (Withers and Neumann 2001), or impact processes (de Villiers et al. 2010).
The Meridiani shoreline has...
KeywordsEquipotential Surface Dichotomy Boundary Giant Impact Ancient Ocean Wrinkle Ridge
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