Light-Toned Layers in Crater Wall

This approximately 8 kilometer-diameter impact crater is interesting because of the light-toned band visible in the upper slopes of the inner crater wall.

Because the light-toned materials are confined to a distinct elevation within the crater, it is possible that it represents a well-defined layer exposed in the crater walls.

Written by: L. Crumpler   (23 July 2008)

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Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona