Crater Mound

Cra′ter Mound`


n.
a bowl-shaped depression in the earth in central Arizona: believed to have been made by the impact of a meteoroid. 4000 ft. (1220 m) wide; 600 ft. (183 m) deep.
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We can see the crack in the crater wall where the liquid started to flow from, and follow a clear flow path down the slope of the crater mound. The flow patch is dark and wet, indicating it may have been only hours old when (the Mars Global Surveyor) photographed it."
There is no doubt that the Kaali main crater was generated by a mighty explosion (Raukas & Laigna 2003), which destroyed the surroundings nearby and formed a crater mound with uplifted dolostone blocks (Fig.