HiRISE: One-kilometer crater on Saheki Crater floor

ESP_044913_1580This HiRISE image shows several smaller craters that formed on the floor of Saheki Crater, an 85-kilometer diameter impact crater north of Hellas Basin.

The western portion of this crater is covered by alluvial fan-like deposits that emanate from channels that cut into the crater rim. This HiRISE image—indicated by a white box atop of a colorized THEMIS temperature image of Saheki—was taken just east of the central uplift, where vividly colored materials now lie exposed in a… [More at link]

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