Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
| Editors: Henrik Hargitai, Ákos Kereszturi

Single Ridge (Europa)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_349

Definition

Short, sinuous segments of single ridges, shorter, and more sinuous than other (e.g., Pappalardo et al. 1998) ridges on Europa (Fig. 1).
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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NASA Ames Research Center/NPPMoffett FieldUSA