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David K. Weiss and James W. Head Formation of double-layered ejecta craters on Mars: A glacial substrate model Geophysical Research Letters 40

Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/grl.50778

Key Points

  • Features of double-layered ejecta craters point to impact into an ice sheet.
  • Inner ejecta facies is formed in a landslide mode of the outer rim ejecta.
  • Landslide is controlled by structural uplift angle and ice sheet lubrication.

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