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Roger Weller, geology instructor ( wellerr@cochise.edu  )
Last edited:  10/11/17     edited by R.Weller
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    Wrinkle ridges are still somewhat controversial.  They might be due
to thrust faults, thick lava flows squeezing out of fissures, raised roofs
of lava tubes, or thickened edges of lava flows.


Photo sources: NASA, JPL, University of Arizona, USGS,
Google Earth- Mars option   ESA/DUR/FU Berlin (G.Neukum)  
   

Wrinkle Ridges
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Mars Geology links on wrinkle ridges
wrinkle ridge- Wikipedia
wrinkle ridges as indicators of volcanic deposits (pdf)

wrinkle ridges in Tempe Terra
periodically spaced wrinkle ridges on Mars
lithospheric structure of Mars- wrinkle ridge sets (pdf)
wrinkle ridges on Mars
Origin of planetary wrinkle ridges