Irregular Circular Depressions near Makhambet Crater
HiRISE PICTURE OF THE DAY: 27 OCTOBER 2020

Irregular Depressions near Makhambet Crater

Also visible in a Context Camera image, our image shows a small section of irregular, circular depressions, filled with small crested dunes. These formations are of geologic interest since their origin is unknown: impact cratering or ice?



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