A somewhat older crater
, Herschel, is in the middle of the nearside, just north of Ptolemaeus, and thus much easier to see.
Following METCRAX I, numerical simulations of flow over the Meteor Crater
have investigated seiche formation in the crater
(Fritts et al.
Eduardo Laguerta, Phivolcs resident volcanologist here, said the sulfur flux possibly meant that either the magma was poorly degassing because of the clogged crater
or the magma was still the old deposits of previous year's eruption, the reason why the gas emission was low.
The bottom of the crater
is covered with white sodium phosphate crystals.
, named after the Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, is two miles deep and more than 12 miles wide.
form as noted above: flow from low surface tension to high surface tension.
The scientists took this to be evidence of a series of smaller explosions, culminating in the big one that created the main crater
Older dates, going back 3,000-5,000 years were taken to mark the creation of nearby maars.
A Selection of Craters
in the United States Diameter Diameter Crater
Name Location (miles) (kilorrmeters) Ames Oklahoma 10 16.
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A general description of the crater
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rays are one of the few features that stand out during full Moon.
About 144 million years ago, a large asteroid slammed into southern Africa, blasting a crater
that measures 70 kilometers (43 miles) across.
Step 4: On the planet in the foreground, add the first crater
Terrain analysis at all three crater
locations showed that an eastbound three-lane road, set apart by a 10-meter-wide dirt median, paralleled the three westbound lanes.
that is thought to be the oldest in Finland has been found in Keurusselka, a lake situated between Keuru and Mantta.