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Uranus' satellite Miranda question

  1. Dec 7, 2009 #1
    Wow, wow, and wow! I was looking at this: http://ciclops.org//view_media.php?id=18185" and was amazed my the funky striations or flow patterns or whatever they are called.

    How is it that the marks become curved and square shaped? I love these photos!
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  3. Dec 9, 2009 #2


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    Wikipedia's article on Miranda has a pretty good description of its surface features. Geologically, it's more interesting than the Earth--volcanism, ice volcanoes, impact events, and tidal friction all contributed to make Miranda what it is today.
  4. Dec 9, 2009 #3
    Thank you. I didn't think to look there as well. Have a nice day.
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