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Impact cratering in viscous targets: Laboratory experiments

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dc.contributor.author Greeley, Ronald
dc.contributor.author Fink, J.
dc.contributor.author Gault, Donald E.
dc.contributor.author Snyder, D. B.
dc.contributor.author Guest, John, 1938-2012
dc.contributor.author Schultz, Peter H., 1944-
dc.coverage.spatial Mars
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-04T21:50:51Z
dc.date.available 2020-08-04T21:50:51Z
dc.date.issued 1980
dc.identifier.citation Proc. Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf. 11th (1980), p. 2075-2097. en
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/1665
dc.description.abstract Martian multilobed craters ("splosh" craters, rampart craters, etc.) may involve fluidization of ejecta as a result of entrained water, melted/vaporized ice, and /or aerodynamically decelerated ejecta. To determine the effects of target viscosity and yield strength on the formation and morphology of impact craters, 75 experiments were carried out in which target properties and impact energies were varied. en
dc.format.extent Pages 2075-2097
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Pergamon Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 417
dc.subject Martian craters en
dc.subject Cratering en
dc.title Impact cratering in viscous targets: Laboratory experiments en
dc.type Book chapter en


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