Ikapati Crater

Ikapati Crater
Ikapati Crater Dawn took this picture of Ikapati Crater on Jan. 24, 2016, from an altitude of 240 miles (385 kilometers), which is orbit 4 in the figure below. (Ikapati is an ancient Tagalog goddess whose name means "giver of food.") The 31-mile (50-kilometer) crater is geologically young, as evidenced by its clear, strong features. Note the difference in topography between the crater floor in the top half of the picture, with its many ridges, and in the bottom, which is smoother. The fractures run in different directions as well. Ikapati is at 34°N, 46°E on the map below. Full image and caption. NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

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