Periodic and constant width, parallel to subparallel continuous and discontinuous lineaments or ridges on Mars, which may or may not show discernable aligned boulders.
Subtypes by Setting
Hillslope stripes occur between 55° and 75° N/S, on the same zone as high-latitude polygons. Transition from regular polygonal or circular pattern to periodic stripes on ∼5° to 7° gradient hillslopes was observed on MOC images (Mangold 2005 and references therein) (Fig. 1a). This texture is referred to as wrinkled by Kostama et al. (2003). No stripe-forming organized boulders are visible at HiRISE resolution (Fig. 1b, c).
Gallagher et al. (2011) identified clastic stripes in HiRISE images in and around Heimdal crater. In clastic stripes, parallel...
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