Morphologic Evidence for Volcanic Craters Near Titan's North Polar Region

  title={Morphologic Evidence for Volcanic Craters Near Titan's North Polar Region},
  author={Charles A. Wood and Jani Radebaugh},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets},
Cassini Radar observations of Titan have revealed diverse landforms resulting from a variety of geologic processes. Many landforms can be unambiguously interpreted as resulting from atmospheric processes (dunes, rivers, and lakes) or impact cratering. Here we argue from morphological evidence such as nested collapses, elevated ramparts, halos, and islands or floor mountains that some of the abundant small depressions in the north polar region of Titan are volcanic collapse craters. A few… 

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