Chains of arcuate segments linked by cusps (Kattenhorn and Hurford 2009).
Cycloidal ridge, Cycloidal crack, Cycloidal band, Flexus
A cycloid is a series of linked arcuate segments. Cycloids have been observed on Europa at both global and regional scales and with a variety of morphologies. Some appear to be hairline fractures, while others have well-developed flanking ridges. Several wide bands have been identified with the characteristic linked segment morphology of cycloids, and many of these also exhibit strike-slip offsets (Kattenhorn and Hurford 2009, and references therein).
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