Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
| Editors: Henrik Hargitai, Ákos Kereszturi

Crater-Floor Polygons (Mars)

  • Mohamed Ramy El-Maarry
  • Richard Soare
  • Ákos Kereszturi
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_72

Definition

Crater-floor polygons comprise networks of fractures on the floors and/or walls of some Martian impact craters (Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Ramy El-Maarry
    • 1
  • Richard Soare
    • 2
  • Ákos Kereszturi
    • 3
  1. 1.Physikalisches InstitutBern UniversitätBernSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of GeographyDawson CollegeMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Konkoly Thege Miklos Astronomical InstituteResearch Centre for Astronomy and Earth SciencesBudapestHungary