The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Candidate "subsumption" zone on Europa
Filed under Jupiter's moons, Europa, Galileo
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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