A Photographic Atlas of Rock Breakdown Features in Geomorphic Environments
by Mary Bourke, Heather Viles
Publisher: Planetary Science Institute 2007
Number of pages: 88
A comprehensive image collection of rock breakdown features observed on boulders. This atlas is intended as a tool for planetary geoscientists and their students to assist in identifying surface features found on rocks on planetary surfaces.
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