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Simple geodesics on Riemann surfaces

Author: Troels Jørgensen
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 86 (1982), 120-122
MSC: Primary 30F10; Secondary 32G15, 53C22
MathSciNet review: 663879
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Abstract: As observed by Myrberg, on any closed hyperbolic surface the closed geodesics cover a dense subset. Below, it is shown that the simple geodesics cannot cover such parts of a surface which are sufficiently thin.

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