Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
| Editors: Henrik Hargitai, Ákos Kereszturi

Septum

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_613

Definition

The common wall or curved ridge between impact craters (Figs. 1 and 2).
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References

  1. Aggarwal HR, Oberbeck VR (1976) A morphological study of Martian doublet craters. International Colloquium of Planetary Geology. Proceedings. Geol Romana 15:419–421Google Scholar
  2. Oberbeck VR, Greeley R (1975) Preliminary analysis of the topography of a segment of Davy catena. Lunar Planet Sci 6:613, HoustonGoogle Scholar
  3. Wilhelms DE (1976) Lunar science conference, 7th proceedings, Houston, vol 3. Pergamon Press, New York, pp 2883-2901. (A77-34651 15-91)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NASA Ames Research Center/NPPMoffett FieldUSA