Look at 25-km-wide Mosting, an extreme example of small-yet-complex craters
was once filled by at least two different lakes.
The METCRAX II field investigation of downslope windstorm-type flows in Arizona's Meteor Crater
is described along with first results from the analyses of the extensive dataset.
The researchers admit that there could be colossal craters
that we haven't discovered, Sumner says.
This is the last inhabited spot before we reach the crater
, at a mere 32.
MRO's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera took pictures of the fresh craters
at sites where before-and-after images by other cameras bracketed when the impacts occurred.
's floor is itself pocked with several small craters
, which may have formed as part of the collision that created Shackleton.
Contaminants that exist in or on top of the paint cause craters
by a different mechanism.
Previous estimates suggested that the 800-metre wide, 200 metre-deep Ubehebe Crater
(above) was around 6,000 years old.
A Selection of Craters
in the United States Diameter Diameter Crater
Name Location (miles) (kilorrmeters) Ames Oklahoma 10 16.
Current exploitation plans call for the use of directional drilling to tap into the near-surface reservoirs beneath the craters
As a child in northern New Jersey, Ken Crater
raised his own organic vegetables.