HiPOD: Monday, 2 August 2021
Cratered Lineated Valley Fill

A Cluster of Craters
A Song of Impact and Ice? Craters appear commonly in clusters on top of mesas in this area but only rarely do the clusters also cover the valley floors which are thought to be ice rich. One of our goals with this observation is to look for deformation of craters at small and large sizes.

ID: ESP_043792_2145
date: 29 November 2015
altitude: 291 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_043792_2145
NASA/JPL/UArizona
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km