Identification and Characterization of Small-scale Polygons around the Phoenix Landing Site

@inproceedings{SaraivaIdentificationAC,
  title={Identification and Characterization of Small-scale Polygons around the Phoenix Landing Site},
  author={Jos{\'e} Saraiva and Jos{\'e} Ricardo Fragoso Peret Antunes and Lourenço P. C. Bandeira and Pedro Pina}
}
and the landscape seen on the first images acquired on the surface confirmed what was already known since the HiRISE camera began scrutinizing the Martian surface with unprecedented detail, that the existence of polygonal terrains is a predominant feature in that area [1][2]. The polygons observed in this region have been recently reported to fall into two distinct dimensional classes [2]: small-scale polygons, 3 to 6 metres, with an average median axis of 4.6 meters; and large-scale polygons… CONTINUE READING

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