Impact craters and Venus resurfacing history

@article{Phillips1992ImpactCA,
  title={Impact craters and Venus resurfacing history},
  author={Roger J. Phillips and Richard F. Raubertas and Raymond E. Arvidson and Ila C. Sarkar and Robert R. Herrick and Noam R. Izenberg and Robert Grimm},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={1992},
  volume={97},
  pages={15923-15948}
}
Venusian impact crater size-frequency distributions, locations, and preservation states were analyzed to reconstruct the history of resurfacing by tectonism and volcanism. An atmospheric transit model for meteoroids demonstrates that for craters larger than about 30 km, the size-frequency distribution is close to the atmosphere-free case. With this result, and assuming that the surface records a crater production population (a catastrophic resurfacing model, CRM), an age of cessation of rapid… 

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