HiRISE Picture of the Day: 23 January 2019
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Rim and Interior of Crater in Southwest Amazonis Planitia

Rim and Interior of Crater in Southwest Amazonis Planitia

The Rim and Interior of a Crater
This crater is located within southwest Amazonis Planitia. The stunning blue we see here is sand that is likely volcanic in origin.

ID: ESP_054521_1905
date: 14 March 2018
altitude: 279 km

NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km