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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Markham Crater and Surroundings

Filed under pretty pictures, Venus missions before 2000, Venus, impact cratering, radar imaging

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Markham Crater and Surroundings 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.

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

 

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