Crater Floor with Irregular Depressions
- Jarmo KorteniemiAffiliated withEarth and Space Physics, Department of Physics, University of Oulu Email author
Steep-walled depressions on the floors of craters.
The depressions are generally 50–300 m deep and cover less than half (usually at most 20 %) of the crater floor area. Layered walls of the depressions indicate that the original crater floor was at least partly covered (by sediments?) before the depression formed. Depression shapes and sizes vary greatly; however, in many cases, one or several depression wall segments are either radial or parallel to the crater rim.
A type of crater floor modification ...
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Date: 2014 (Latest)History
- 2014 (Latest)
- Crater Floor with Irregular Depressions
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- Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms
- pp 1-4
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- Springer New York
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- Springer Science+Business Media New York
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- Jarmo Korteniemi (3)
- Author Affiliations
- 3. Earth and Space Physics, Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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