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Markham Crater and Surroundings
Filed under pretty pictures, Venus missions before 2000, Venus, impact cratering, radar imaging
Markham Crater on Venus, as imaged via radar by the Magellan spacecraft. Markham is the round crater with the light-colored outflow at the upper right. Scientists interpret the feature as impact melt or fluidized ejecta created by meteorite impact. The crater is about 75km across.
NASA / JPL
Original image data dated on or about May 31, 1992.
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