Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
| Editors: Henrik Hargitai, Ákos Kereszturi

Radially Striated Ejecta (Mars)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_641

Definition

Prominent radial striations that extend from the crater rim to the outer edge of the inner ejecta deposit, in cohesive,  double-layer ejecta (Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NASA Ames Research Center/NPPMoffett FieldUSA