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Examples of a trough, ridge, and band on Europa

Examples of a trough, ridge, and band on Europa

NASA / JPL / Marshall and Kattenhorn

Examples of a trough, ridge, and band on Europa
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.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about January 1, 1999

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