Eastern Floor of Holden Crater

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This image covers territory on the eastern floor of Holden Crater, which is located in region of the southern hemisphere called Noachis Terra. Holden Crater is 154 km in diameter and named after American Astronomer Edward Holden (1846-1914). This image shows a mottled surface with channels, hills, ridges and impact craters. The largest crater seen in this image is 5 km in diameter. This crater has gullies and what appears to be horizontal layers in its walls.

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Image ID: 
V01013003 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2002-03-07 15:34
Mon, 2002-04-15
1024 pixels (17 km)
3648 pixels (63 km)
0.017302 km/pixel
0.017428 km/pixel


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