7 November 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a meteor impact crater in northern Tharsis. This crater is a bit more than 2 kilometers wide -- about twice the size of the famous Meteor Crater in northern Arizona, U.S.A. Many smaller craters can be seen superimposed upon the ~2 km diameter crater.
Location near: 34.4°N, 118.8°W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn