About Shaping the Planets
What are the processes that shape the planets?
There are four basic processes that shape the planets in our solar system. Select the links below to learn more!
Eruption of molten rock onto the surface of a planet
Faulting or folding or other deformation of the outer layer of a planet
Wearing away of a planet's surface
Breakup of a planet's surface when a meteoroid hits
May 27, 2009