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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Crater with central mound

Filed under pretty pictures, geology, Mars, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

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Crater with central mound An unnamed Martian crater, about 25 kilometers in diameter, has a central mound much taller than its rim. Both central mound and rim exhibit numerous dark slope streaks in various stages of fading.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Malin Space Science Systems

Original image data dated on or about July 4, 2008.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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