DOI: 10.1029/2004je002387
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Abstract: [1] On Venus a 1000-km-long, 50-to 200-km-wide, anastomosing shear zone system (Thetis Boundary Shear Zone (TBSZ)) separates the eastern Ovda and northwestern Thetis Regiones. Previous workers mapped a part of this shear zone and interpreted it as a sinistral strike-slip shear zone containing an extensional jog. In the present study it is reexamined for a detailed structural and kinematic analysis, and an alternative kinematic interpretation is provided. The TBSZ is divided into western, central, and eastern …

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