NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows an impact crater, roughly the size of the famous Meteor Crater in northern Arizona, U.S.A., in western Elysium Planitia on Mars.

16 January 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows an impact crater, roughly the size of the famous Meteor Crater in northern Arizona, U.S.A., in western Elysium Planitia. Light-toned, windblown ripples of sediment have accumulated in subtle troughs and in the lee -- the downwind side -- of the crater.

Location near: 28.4°N, 247.9°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

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