Sounding Cratonic Fill in Small Buried Craters Using Ground Penetrating Radar: Analog Study to the Martian Case

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Heggy , Essam ; Paillou , Philippe (2006)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Subject: [ PHYS.ASTR.CO ] Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Cosmology and Extra-Galactic Astrophysics [astro-ph.CO] | [ SDU.ASTR ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]

We report results from a 270 MHz GPR survey performed on a recently discovered impact field in the southwestern Egyptian desert. The investigation suggests the ability of radar techniques to detect small-buried craters and probe their filling
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