Low-Aspect-Ratio Layered Ejecta

  • Henrik Hargitai
  • Nadine Barlow
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_627-1


Ejecta deposit morphology displaying an unusually extensive, thin, and sinuous outer deposit beyond the normal layered ejecta blanket (Barlow and Boyce 2012, 2013; Barlow et al. 2014).


A type of layered ejecta


Quasi-multiple layer ejecta (Barlow and Boyce 2008)


An outer ejecta layer beyond an inner single-layer, double-layer, or multiple ejecta. It terminates in a “flame-like” sinuous edge, which typically becomes discontinuous (Barlow and Boyce 2008, 2013; Barlow et al. 2014; Boyce et al. 2014; Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Planetary Science Research GroupEötvös Loránd University, Institute of Geography and Earth SciencesBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstronomyNorthern Arizona UniversityFlagstaffUSA