Linear, meandering features interpreted to be the remains of channels formed by lava that erupted in effusive, high-volume volcanic events (Hurwitz et al. 2012).
Arcuate rille; Large sinuous rille; Serpentine cleft (obsolete)
Sinuous channels, which narrow and shallow downstream until they fade (Kargel et al. 1994). They have relatively steep slopes and flat bottom. They can have irregular twisting planform and high sinuosity, and its meanders have cuspate inner bends and show no bifurcation, braided bars, levees, oxbows, point bars, or deltas comparable to those in canali (Kargel et al. 1994).
On Venus, they are typically 10–300 km long, several hundreds of m to several (generally 2–5) km wide, with depths up to 0.5 km. Their...
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