Classic Crater

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This VIS image covers half of an unnamed crater south of Coprates Chasma. This type of crater is termed a central peak crater. Note the central rise on the floor of the crater. This rise or peak was formed by rebound of the ground during the impacting event and crater formation.

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Image ID: 
V24503003 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2007-06-23 12:48
Fri, 2007-08-10
1024 pixels (17 km)
3648 pixels (62 km)
0.017227 km/pixel
0.017352 km/pixel


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