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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Candidate "subsumption" zone on Europa

Filed under Jupiter's moons, Europa, Galileo

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Candidate Candidate subduction zones (light colored regions identified by arrows) in the northern trailing hemisphere of Europa. The study region shows evidence of a subducting plate with discrete boundaries, one of which shows evidence of the removal of 92 km of the surface along a NE-SW-oriented band at its southern margin.

Kattenhorn and Prockter 2014

Original image data dated on or about March 18, 2014.


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