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A linear feature or elongated marking on a planetary surface; pl.lineae. The name, which means ‘thread’ or ‘plumb-line’, is not a geological term, but is used in the nomenclature of individual features, for example Minos Linea on Europa and Palatine Linea on Dione.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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