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Monday, 14 March 2011

Elongate Possible Simutaneous Multiple Impact Crater Found On Mars

Elongate Possible Simutaneous Multiple Impact Crater Found On Mars


Satellites See Evidence of One-Two Asteroid Punches on Mars
Wired Science, Lisa Grossman, March 4, 2011  
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/03/mars-double-craters/
 


A slug-shaped crater, which lies in Mars’ heavily cratered 
southern highlands and just south of the Huygens basin,
appears to represent a chain of impactors hitting Mars at 
shallow angle. The image is at:
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/03/mars-double-craters/long-crater/
 


and "The scars of impacts on Mars" (ESA Mars Expressed, 4 March 2011)
at http://www.esa.int/esaMI/Mars_Express/SEMTK5VTLKG_0.html
 

and http://www.esa.int/esaMI/Mars_Express/SEMTK5VTLKG_1.html
 


A possibly related structure is described in "Weird Oblong 
Crater Deepens Mars Mystery" by Lisa Grossman (Wired
Science, August 27, 2010) at:
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/08/oblong-martian-crater/
 


Yours,

Paul H.

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