HiPOD: Monday, 14 November 2022
Crater-Delineating Mounds in Chryse Planitia

Crater-Delineating Mounds in Chryse Planitia

Crater Mounds in Chryse Planitia
This landform shows distinctive layering in Context Camera images, and is atypical in its interaction with the surrounding plains. It appears to delineate underlying craters. Understanding the connection between these landforms and the craters they delineate is vital to our knowledge of their formation.

ID: ESP_075485_2025
date: 3 September 2022
altitude: 285 km

https://uahirise.org/hipod/ESP_075485_2025
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UArizona
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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full images including scale bars, visit the ID link.