Lava Cooling Polygon

  • Henrik Hargitai
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_640-1

Definition

Polygonal terrain produced by the cooling of lava (e.g., Smrekar et al. 2003).

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References

  1. Smrekar SE, Moreels P, Franklin BJ (2003) Global characterization of polygonally fractured terrain on Venus and implications for a climate change origin. 34th Lunar Planet Sci Conf, abstract #1738, HoustonGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Planetary Science Research GroupInstitute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Eötvös Loránd UniversityBudapestHungary