#### DOCUMENTA MATHEMATICA, Extra Volume: Kazuya Kato's Fiftieth Birthday (2003), 217-225

Robert F. Coleman

Stable Maps of Curves

Let $h\colon X\rightarrow Y$ be a finite morphism of smooth connected complete curves over ${\bf C}_p$. We show $h$ extends to a finite morphism between semi-stable models of $X$ and $Y$.

2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 11G20

Keywords and Phrases: Stable models, wide opens \noindent

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