- Jarmo KorteniemiAffiliated withEarth and Space Physics, Department of Physics, University of Oulu Email author
- , Lisa S. WalshAffiliated withCenter for Earth and Planetary Studies, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
- , Scott S. HughesAffiliated withDepartment of Geosciences, Idaho State University
Linear arc-shaped or sinuous topographic highs, preferentially found on lowland/plains areas (Golombek et al. 2001), occurring in quasi-regular or periodic spacing (Watters 1991) often in en echelon overlapping sets. They are often bifurcating or anastomosing (Lucchitta and Klockenbrink 1979), braid, and rejoin along strike (Plescia and Golombek 1986). They have asymmetrical profiles (one side having a steeper slope than the other).
Wrinkle ridges are 10s–100s of m high (highest on Mercury), up to 100s of km long, and few to 10s of km wide, displaying 10s of km spacing.
Mercury (in the northern smooth plains and in and ...
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Date: 2014 (Latest)History
- 2014 (Latest)
- Wrinkle Ridge
- Reference Work Title
- Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms
- pp 1-10
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- Springer New York
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- Springer Science+Business Media New York
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- 3. Earth and Space Physics, Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
- 4. Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA
- 5. Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID, USA
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