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tessera


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A complex, polygonally patterned arrangement of troughs on a planetary surface; pl.tesserae. The name, which means ‘tile’ or ‘mosaic’, is not a geological term, but is used in the nomenclature of individual features, for example Tellus Tessera on Venus.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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