Wrinkle Ridge Plains
Plain that has developed topographically distinct sinuous or nearly linear ridges on an otherwise relatively smooth surface.
A type of volcanic plain.
Contractional tectonic features on volcanic or sedimentary plains (e.g., Watters 1993). On the Moon, formed by contraction related to subsidence of lava flow sequences in lunar maria (basins); on the high volcanic plains of Mars, Venus, and Mercury, related more to internal tectonic forces caused either by gravitational loading of large volcanic constructs or by coupled mantle-crust dynamics...
KeywordsMantle Plume Mantle Convection Regional Plain Northern Plain Mare Basalt
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