Central Peak Crater

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

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As crater size increases, craters become more complex. This moderate size crater contains a central peak, created by rebound of molten material just following the impact.

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Image ID: 
V38746049 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
16.0968
100.969
38746
2010-09-08 16:37
Thu, 2010-10-07
VIS
1024 pixels (18 km)
3648 pixels (66 km)
0.018149 km/pixel
0.018281 km/pixel

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