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Diapirs and cantaloupes: Layering and overturn of Triton's crustIt has recently been proposed that cantaloupe terrain formed as a result of instability and overturn (i.e., diapirism) of Triton's crust. Morphologic evidence implicates compositional layering within Triton's crust as the driving mechanism for the overturn. Here, we review the morphologic evidence for this origin and evaluate some of the implications.
Document ID
19940016265
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Schenk, P. (Lunar and Planetary Inst. Houston, TX, United States)
Jackson, M. P. A. (Texas Univ. Austin., United States)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1993
Publication Information
Publication: Twenty-Fourth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Part 3: N-Z
Subject Category
LUNAR AND PLANETARY EXPLORATION
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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