The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Examples of a trough, ridge, and band on Europa
Filed under Jupiter's moons, pretty pictures, Europa, Galileo, geology, ice worlds
High resolution images of the highly fractured icy surface of Europa. These images were taken by the Galileo spacecraft. The above images highlight the three most common morphologies of cycloids on Europa (a) trough (b) ridge (c) band.
NASA / JPL / Marshall and Kattenhorn
Original image data dated on or about January 1, 1999
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