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What type of surface does europa have?

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2012-05-27 17:07:43

We can't yet be certain, but the current best guess is that it

is predominantly covered with ice. In fact, one of the interesting

theories concerning Europa is that the ridges that we can see on

the surface were caused by the ice cracking, and the liquid

(water?) beneath boiling into space and then refreezing, and then

forming pressure ridges when the ice sheets come back together.


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