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Morphology of Pit Craters on Mercury from Stereo-Derived Topography and Implications for Pit Crater Formation

Gwinner, Klaus and Head, J. W. and Oberst, J. and Gillis-Davis, J. J. and Xiao, Z. and Strom, R. G. and Preusker, F. and Solomon, S. C. (2012) Morphology of Pit Craters on Mercury from Stereo-Derived Topography and Implications for Pit Crater Formation. In: Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII, 1659. Lunar and Planetary Institute. 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 19–23, 2012, Woodlands, Texas.

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Official URL: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012LPI....43.1991G


Pit craters on Mercury occur both inside impact craters and on intercrater terrain. Morphology derived from MESSENGER stereo images from orbit suggests formation by collapse above the crustal magma reservoir, a likely contribution of explosive eruptions.

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Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Title:Morphology of Pit Craters on Mercury from Stereo-Derived Topography and Implications for Pit Crater Formation
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Gwinner, KlausKlaus.Gwinner (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Head, J. W.Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USAUNSPECIFIED
Oberst, J.Juergen.Oberst (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Gillis-Davis, J. J.HIGP, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USAUNSPECIFIED
Xiao, Z.Department of Geophysics, Peking University; State Key Laboratory of Space Weather, Chinese Academy of SciencesUNSPECIFIED
Strom, R. G.Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USAUNSPECIFIED
Preusker, F.Frank.Preusker (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Solomon, S. C.Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D. C., USA; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USAUNSPECIFIED
Date:March 2012
Journal or Publication Title:Lunar and Planetary Science XLIII
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Publisher:Lunar and Planetary Institute
Series Name:LPI Contribution
Keywords:Morphology, Mercury, Stereo-Derived Topography
Event Title:43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
Event Location:Woodlands, Texas
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:March 19–23, 2012
Organizer:Lunar and Planetary Institute
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Science and Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Exploration des Sonnensystems
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Geodesy
Deposited By: Beisembin, Bauyrzhan
Deposited On:22 Jan 2013 10:37
Last Modified:01 Dec 2018 19:49

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