HiPOD: Wednesday, 9 November 2022
Terraced Crater in Utopia Planitia

Terraced in Utopia
This type of crater formation has been used in Arcadia Planitia to estimate the thickness and radar properties of mantling units, but there don’t seem to be very many here Utopia Planitia. Existing images have significant shadows. Stereo will help us to also look at boulders and polygons.

ID: ESP_072039_2190
date: 8 December 2021
altitude: 296 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.