This image of asteroid Eros, taken by NASA's NEAR Shoemaker shows the boulder-filled, concave depression at the southwestern edge of the saddle-shaped Himeros.

One of the most recognizable surface features on Eros is the boulder-filled, concave depression at the southwestern edge of the saddle-shaped Himeros. When it was first glimpsed early in NEAR Shoemaker's orbital mission the area was informally tagged "Boulderado."

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