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              Mars- Mawrth Vallis  
Muara Crater- Location and Appearance

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Muara Crater is one of the few locations in the Marwth
Vallis region where there is high resolution coverage of the
layers of white minerals.

Muara Crater is located on the Northwest rim of the large
crater Oyama.  Muara Crater is also just West of Mawrth Vallis.

vertical view of Muara Crater
diameter- 2.25 miles

latitude:  24.338     longitude:   -18.971

inclined view

horizontal view
Muara Crater is quite shallow, only 925 feet deep.

The crater floor is filled with a complex of dune ripples.
Width of view is 2000 feet.
 Also visit: Cochise College Mars Landforms , Mars Explored, 
Cochise College Geology Home Page
 Roger Weller, geology instructor (  last edited:  11/5/15

      All views were derived from Google Mars and were originally obtained from
the  United States Geological Survey (USGS), jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
the University of Arizona.
and the European Space Agency (ESA DLR Berlin).