HiPOD: Thursday, 10 November 2022
Crater with Lobate Infilling

Remembrance of Impacts Past
Utopia Planitia is a region well-known for its periglacial features such as polygonal-patterned ground. In order to study the mode of formation of these polygons, and the subsequent relationship with the subsurface geology, this crater presents an intriguing lobate infilling and is a particularly interesting target.

ID: ESP_072025_2290
date: 7 December 2021
altitude: 305 km

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full observation details, visit the ID link.