Convergence within the Wedges Region, Europa

Elyse Schinella, Craig O'Neill

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    Abstract

    Extensional areas have been identified within the Wedges region on Europa. In order to conserve the surface area budget, a mechanism of crustal destruction, such as convergence, must have operated in the past. The purpose of this study was to identify possible convergence zones and to determine when they were active in the past.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings from 9th Australian Space Science Conference
    EditorsWayne Short, Iver Cairns
    Place of PublicationSydney
    PublisherNational Space Society of Australia
    Pages79-90
    Number of pages12
    ISBN (Print)9780977574032
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    EventAustralian Space Science Conference - Sydney
    Duration: 28 Sep 200930 Sep 2009

    Conference

    ConferenceAustralian Space Science Conference
    CitySydney
    Period28/09/0930/09/09

    Keywords

    • Wedges region
    • convergence
    • surface area budget

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