Rampart (Ejecta)

cf. Pancake Edge
  • Joseph Boyce
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_299-1

Definition

Ejecta edge morphology. A lobate convex, marginal ridge, at the terminus of ejecta deposits (Carr et al. 1977; Mouginis-Mark 1979; Boyce et al. 2010; Figs. 1, 2, and 3).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and PlanetologyUniversity of HawaiiHonoluluUSA