Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
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Corona (Miranda)

  • Robert Pappalardo
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_67


Ovoidal to trapezoidal terrain with complex surface topography and albedo patterns, characterized by an inner core of intersecting ridges and troughs (Fig. 1) surrounded by a series of subparallel and concentric bands (Smith et al. 1986; Janes and Melosh 1988) on Miranda (Fig. 2).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jet Propulsion LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA