HiPOD: Tuesday, 24 August 2021
Crater with Steep Slopes in Meridiani Planum

A Crater with Steep Slopes
This impact crater in Meridiani Planum is fairly fresh (in a geological sense) and Mars Orbiter Camera images shows some barely-visible bright fans just downslope from the rock. Are these at all similar to bright fans associated with recurring slope lineae? Perhaps a long shot, but worth checking.

ID: ESP_063878_1765
date: 12 March 2020
altitude: 269 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_063878_1765
NASA/JPL/UArizona
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km