photometric technique for determining planetary slopes from orbital photographs

by W. J. Bonner

Publisher: U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington

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  • Slopes (Physical geography),
  • Mars (Planet) -- Surface.,
  • Mars (Planet) -- Photographs from space.

Edition Notes

Statementby W. J. Bonner and R. A. Schmall.
SeriesContributions to astrogeology, Geological Survey professional paper 812-A, Geological Survey professional paper ;, 812-A.
ContributionsSchmall, R. A., joint author., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
LC ClassificationsQB641 .B66
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, A16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5522183M
LC Control Number73600144

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