Arkhangelsky Crater Dunes, as seen by THEMIS. Click on image to see possible gullies on central peak.
|Eponym||A.D. Arkhangelsky a Russian geologist|
Arkhangelsky Crater is a crater in the Argyre quadrangle of Mars, located at 41.4° S and 24.8° W, and is inside Noachis Terra east of Nereidum Montes. It is 125 km across and was named after A.D. Arkhangelsky a Russian geologist. Nearby prominent craters include Hartwig to the east, Lohse and Helmholtz to the east-southeast, and the notable Galle to the north. Other are the smaller Kakori and Tarakan to the west and the tiny Flateyri further north-northwest.
Arkhangelsky is notable for having gullies on the crater rims within the top, some have patterned ground in a shape of polygons. Old glaciers are founded where the curved ridges are located inside the crater floor. Also inside as to the planet's majority of its craters are dunes.
Arkhargelsky Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark spots are dunes.
Wide view of gullies in Arkhangelsky Crater, as seen by HiRISE under HiWish program
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