Forces on Mercury thought to have subsided in the past. Perhaps due to crustal compression, it caused rifts to appear throughout Mercury's smooth plains regions.
Mercury/Tectonics Web Pages
Mercury/Tectonics In the News
Mercury Surface Characterized (May 2009)
- See Mercury/Crust, Mercury/Regolith, Mercury/Volcanoes, Mercury/Smooth Plains, Mercury/Intermediate Terrain, Mercury/Low Reflectance Material, Mercury/Tectonics
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