Bamberg crater is an impact crater in the Mare Acidalium quadrangle of Mars, located at 39.71 N and 356.9 E. It is 55.7 km in diameter and is named after a town in Germany.
CTX images and HiRISE images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have showed that the crater contains gullies. Martian Gullies are believed to have formed through rather recent flows of liquid water.
Context for next image of Bamberg crater. Box shows where the next image came from. This is a CTX image from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Gullies and massive flow of material, as seen by HiRISE under HiWish program. Gullies are enlarged in next two images. Location is Bamberg crater.
Close up view of some gullies, as seen by HiRISE under the HiWish program.
Close up view of another gully in same HiRISE picture. Picture taken under HiWish program.
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