The Impact Cratering Record on Triton

  title={The Impact Cratering Record on Triton},
  author={R. Strom and S. Croft and J. Boyce},
  pages={437 - 439}
  • R. Strom, S. Croft, J. Boyce
  • Published 1990
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Impact craters on Triton are scarce owing to the relatively recent resurfacing by icy melts. The most heavily cratered surface has a crater density about the same as the lunar maria. The transition diameter from simple to complex craters occurs at a diameter of about 11 kilometers, and the depth-diameter relationship is similar to that of other icy satellites when gravity is taken into account. The crater size-frequency distribution has a differential -3 slope (cumulative -2 slope) and is the… CONTINUE READING
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